Western Local Land Services is calling for applications from landholders who wish to receive funding to carry out soil erosion control works that will have both positive environmental outcomes and lead to a more productive farming enterprise.
Enhanced telecommunications connectivity, data insights, digital planning practices and innovation districts are among the issues addressed in a new standard of practice released by the Smart Cities Council and Green Building Council of Australia.
Australia’s Landcare champions will be celebrated, at the National Landcare awards.
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has welcomed a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which calls for immediate action from all sectors of the economy to stop global warming climbing above the critical 1.5 degree-threshold by 2050.
The Victorian Government has lifted the bar on both the environmental and social sustainability credentials of Australia’s largest urban renewal project with the release of the final Fishermans Bend Framework in an announcement welcomed by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).
The Green Star certification process for building interiors will be more accessible with a fast-track system being introduced for the tenants of commercial buildings that have achieved Green Star status.
An Australian innovation offers a potential solution to the nation’s feral cat problem, and mining companies in the Pilbara region of WA are supporting the initiative in one of the first national trials of the device to protect threatened native species.
Australia’s position as a green building world-leader looks set to continue with a raft of leading companies signing up to the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment being announced in San Francisco.
The Board of Landcare Australia has confirmed the appointment of Dr Shane Norrish as its new Chief Executive Officer.
With much of southern Australia experiencing a combination of above average temperatures and below average rainfall in 2018, large parts of the country face above normal bushfire potential over the coming months.