Archived News for Professionals in State Government - September, 2012
A new Bill brought before the Tasmanian Parliament seeks to provide official recognition of human rights for those suffering with a mental illness.
The Victorian Government is seeking input from the public on a draft ICT strategy being developed the Victorian Information and Communications Advisory Committee (VICAC).
Drinking water has begun to flow from the new Victorian Desalination Plant through the 84 kilometre underground pipeline and into Melbourne’s Cardinia Reservoir.
The Tasmanian Government has announced work has begun on the new $7 million redevelopment of the Macquarie Wharf Number 2 Shed, which will be able to host new Antarctic research vessels from China.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is calling for public submissions for its review into local government red tape.
Federal Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek has said she is extremely concerned over the Queensland Government’s $4.4 million per year cuts to health care grants.
The Federal Government has announced the signing of a $5 million agreement between Geoscience Australia and Engineers Australia that will see a complete revision of the Australian Rainfall and Runoff guide, with an aim to achieve a better understanding of flood risks faced by communities.
An independent advisory committee has been appointed by the Victorian Government to assist in delivering an "effective, transparent and simple" development contribution system across the state.
Queensland Deputy Premier and Minister for Reconstruction Jeff Seeney announced today the Queensland Government would extend the term of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) until June 2014.
Western Australia’s Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) has released its final Draft Report on costing and appropriate charges for the services of the Water Corporation, Aqwest and the Busselton Water Board.
The Queensland Government has announced the proposal to build a shipping channel in Gladstone Harbour has been declared a significant project by the state’s Coordinator-General.
The Federal Government is urgently seeking to make an amendment to the Fair Work Act in a bid to protect the entitlements of thousands of redundant public servants.
The Queensland Coordinator-General has declared the proposed upgrade of the Port of Cairns a significant project, meaning it will now progress to its environment assessment stage.
The Western Government has released the new Perth Stadium Project Definition Plan (PDP), marking the end of the 12-month planning process and the start of the procurement phase.
The Victorian Government has announced it is close to making a decision on whether to provide incentives for ceiling insulation under the Energy Saver Incentive Scheme after the recent public consultation period.
The Western Australian Government has introduced legislation before State Parliament that will ensure the Browse LNG Precinct is the only site that will process Browse Basin gas on the Kimberly coast.