Billboard company to sponsor Earth Dialogues Brisbane 200614 June, 2006
A large Queensland billboard company is one of the major sponsors of the World Forum on the environment taking place in Brisbane in July this year.
World Environment Day 2006 Award winners13 June, 2006
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.
$20 million to go towards water saving devices07 June, 2006
The Beattie Government has made $20 million available to local Councils to stage water audits and to install water saving devices.
Western Australia joins Nation Water Initiative06 June, 2006
Ken Matthews, Chairman of the National Water Commission, has welcomed the signing by Western Australia of the National Water Initiative (NWI).
Online resource bank for sustainability issues22 May, 2006
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 unveils ‘blueprint’ for climate change05 May, 2006
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.
Results of the 2006 National Pollution Inventory04 May, 2006
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.
Rules to open up Sydney’s wastewater03 May, 2006
The NSW government has accepted recommendations from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to reform the Sydney water industry.
NSW government continues fight on climate change28 April, 2006
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.
HK Eco Expo Asia27 April, 2006
Eco Expo Asia will be held from the 27-30 October at the recently opened Asia-World Expo venue, in Hong Kong.
Innovative approach to water saving18 April, 2006
Like many Australians, millions of Britons are reeling from water restrictions.
Saving water sweetens bottom line03 April, 2006 | Supplied by: Busch Australia Pty Ltd
Snow Confectionery is implementing a world first in vacuum pump technology - designed to reduce water consumption by 50% and save seven million litres of water every year
More companies reporting on sustainability30 March, 2006
More Australian companies are reporting annually on sustainability, the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell said recently.
Climate change partnership proving fruitful24 March, 2006
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.
Sneak peek at G3 guidelines21 February, 2006
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!