The United Nations Association of Australia announced the winners in this yearâ€™s World Environment Day Awards at a gala presentation at Melbourneâ€™s Grand Hyatt Hotel Rob Gell â€“ Environmentalist and Victorian president of Greening Australia.
The Beattie Government has made $20 million available to local Councils to stage water audits and to install water saving devices.
Ken Matthews, Chairman of the National Water Commission, has welcomed the signing by Western Australia of the National Water Initiative (NWI).
The growing demand for high quality environmental information for training programs of all sorts has led to the development of a web-based search framework and resource.
Federal Opposition Leader Kim Beazley unveiled in March the Labor Partyâ€™s new blueprint for tackling climate change, including a commitment to reduce emissions by 60% by 2050.
The 2006 National Pollution Inventory (NPI) has shown that the majority of measured contaminants and emissions being discharged into Australiaâ€™s environment is decreasing, particularly in relation to mining operations and water management.
The NSW government has accepted recommendations from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to reform the Sydney water industry.
Retailers will have to offer an optional 10% Green Power component on new residential customer accounts under an ambitious greenhouse action plan that was unveiled by the NSW Premier, the Hon Morris Iemma, recently.
Eco Expo Asia will be held from the 27-30 October at the recently opened Asia-World Expo venue, in Hong Kong.
Like many Australians, millions of Britons are reeling from water restrictions.
More Australian companies are reporting annually on sustainability, the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell said recently.
The Australia-China Climate Change Partnership is achieving practical outcomes, according to a report released by the Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell recently.
The G3 Guidelines are set to change the face of sustainability reporting. Now is the perfect time to take action and have a say in their development. The draft G3 Guidelines will be released for a 90-day public comment period between 2 January 2006 and 31 March 2006. Get involved and be prepared!
Water recycling and sustainable housing will be hot topics at a Central Queensland University hosted water seminar to be held in Rockhampton, Central Queensland, on Friday February 17.