The construction and installation of Perth’s first Smart Freeway, that will save Kwinana Freeway’s morning peak commuters up to ten minutes, is a step closer.
A recent analysis of Australian agricultural industries has put horticulture at the forefront in value and sustainable practices.
“It is pleasing to see that sanity has finally prevailed in the decision-making process on the Adani mine,” Australian Industry Group Queensland Head Shane Rodgers said.
The results of the latest Master Builders Australia’s National Survey of Building & Construction show that Australia’s builders are feeling the chill from the weaker conditions now facing the industry,” commented MBA Chief Economist Shane Garrett.
The Government has released the December 2018 Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory. The report shows that emissions per capita and the emissions intensity of the economy were at their lowest levels in 29 years in the year to December 2018.
Previous entrants in the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards say that their involvement has led to better staff morale, improved profiling with their customers and stronger community relationships.
Work has now started to upgrade Perth’s last remaining section of high-speed single lane highway to dual carriageway in Perth’s north-eastern suburbs.
“Official figures for the first quarter of 2019 show that construction activity across Australia dropped by 1.9% compared with the end of 2018 – but there were signs of growth in some important areas,” Shane Garrett, Master Builders Australia’s Chief Economist said.
Australian cattle producers have welcomed the completion of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (I-A CEPA), which eliminates of a number of meat and livestock tariffs.
The Victorian Government hopes to provide certainty for Victoria’s timber industry and the jobs it supports with a new allocation order and the development of new timber plantation sites in Gippsland.