Archived News for Professionals in State Government - December, 2012
The South Australian Government has finalised its road map to developing its unconventional gas resources, saying that it will chart the way for the State to tap into its ‘vast gas potential’.
The Tasmanian Government has welcomed the roll out of smart grid technology, with Deputy Premier Bryan Green saying it will help deliver downward pressure on electricity prices.
The Tasmanian Government has approved the final government school term dates for the 2014/15 school years following the state’s move to a four term school year in 2013.
The Federal Government has announced that five regional organisations and irrigation businesses will share in $100 million in funding to upgrade their on-farm infrastructure in the latest round of the On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program.
The South Australian Government has called on the public to comment on a consultation paper released last week which will aim to shape the future of the State’s science, research and iinnovation policies.
The South Australian Government has announced it has started the national search for the inaugural South Australian Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC).
The Federal Government has released the annual State of the Cities report card, concluding that while the nation’s major cities remain among the world’s most liveable, they are increasingly affected by extreme weather events.
The Tasmanian Government has outlined its $24.5 million Tasmanian Jobs Package, which it says will support the creation of over 3300 jobs and leverage around $375 million in private investment.
Energy giant AGL has announced it has commenced legal proceedings in the Supreme Court of South Australia in a bid to challenge the South Australian Essential Services Commission's (SAESC) right to amend its price determination of 14 December 2010.
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has agreed to implement the Prime Minister's electricity market reform package, which will save households an estimated $250 in power bills per year.
New South Wales will soon roll out the Federal Government's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) after a deal was struck between State and Federal governments to see the scheme rolled out in 2018.
The Queensland Government has announced it will begin investigating ways to unlock as estimated $4 billion worth of natural mineral resources in the north west of the state.