Archived News for Professionals in State Government - March, 2013
The Federal Government has announced a $320 million agreement with the states and territories which will ensure the continued provision of vital homelessness services.
The Victorian Government has announced it has approved a key precinct structure plan for the Geelong area, which it claims will result in a $2 billion investment in the local building and housing area.
Western Australia's population reached 2.45 million at 30 September 2012, an annual increase of 3.4 per cent (81,700 people), according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The Northern Territory Government has announced it will challenge a recent Federal court ruling which ruled the existing container deposit scheme (CDS) as illegal.
The Queensland Government has announced it will conduct a full review into the Barron Water Resource Plan in a bid to examine the allocation and management of water in the Upper Barron.
The Tasmanian Government has announced it is developing an Asia Education Strategy in a bid to ‘take advantage’ of the opportunities presented in the Asian Century.
The South Australian Government has announced the official opening of the Adelaide Desalination Plant, with Premier Jay Weatherill describing the plant as an ‘insurance policy against future droughts’.
The South Australian Government has successfully passed legislation through Parliament to formally recognise the Aboriginal people in the State’s constitution.
Queensland’s Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) has announced it has given environmental approval to the proposed billion dollar Bowen coal seam gas pipeline.
The South Australian Government has announced the formation of a new advisory council to oversee the development of the Mining Industry Participation Office (MIPO) initiative.
The South Australian Government has it will move to tackle the rising cost of living in the state, specifically addressing what it calls life-changing events, housing expenses and concessions.
The Victorian Government has released the project proponents for a series of massive infrastructure projects in Melbourne, which it says will transform travel around the city.
Queensland’s Attorney-General, Jarrod Bleijie, has announced he will conduct a full review of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act, forming part of a broader review of property laws after amendments passed Parliament earlier this week.
The Victorian Government has announced it is currently undertaking market consultation as part of a new approach to the purchasing and management of telecommunications assets by the State Government.