Archived News for Professionals in State Government - March, 2013
The Victorian Government has tabled its Climate Change Adaptation Plan before State Parliament, with State Minister for Climate Change, Ryan Smith, saying that it will provide for improved climate risk planning, strong leadership and partnerships with local government.
Queensland’s Uranium Mining Implementation Committee has handed down its final report outlining how the uranium industry should be re-established in Queensland.
The Northern Territory Government has announced it will continue its Container Deposit Scheme for a further eight weeks while it mounts a challenge against the Federal Court’s decision that concluded companies did not have to comply with the scheme.
The Queensland Government has announced the state’s road industry is set to receive further details for a planned injection of up to $450 million in asset management contracts.
Melbourne will be home to the tallest sky-scraper in the Southern Hemisphere after State Minister for Planning, Matthew Guy, officially gave the project his seal of approval.
Local Government NSW (LGNSW) has held an urgent meeting with the Minister of Local Government today and demanded the deferral of the NSW Government’s Early Intervention Bill until all details of the proposed legislation are publicly released.
The newly minted Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, Adam Gillies, has announced that the proposed 30 per cent increases to power prices will be reduced to 20 per cent.
A consortium of some of the nation’s most influential groups has publicly expressed its concern over the nation’s energy policies, saying that a clear, evidence based policy platform must be developed in order to cater for the nation’s energy demand.
The Queensland Government has announced it will sell $806 million worth of shares in rail logistics giant Aurizon, saying the deal will ‘maximise benefits’ for Queensland taxpayers.
The Victorian Government has announced it will triple environmental water entitlements for the Campaspe River under the $3.73 million Caring for the Campaspe project.
A rail line along Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway, connecting the Doncaster Park-and-Ride with the Hurtsbridge line at Collingwood is the most viable option, according to a new report.
The Federal and Victorian Governments have announced a new voluntary strategic purchase program for eligible irrigators under the Goulburn-Murray Water Connections Project.
The City of Melbourne has announced it has thrown its full support behind the key findings of a comprehensive knowledge industries report, which concluded that the city's 'knowledge economy' has reached $28 billion in worth.
Beleaguered Northern Territory Chief Minister, Terry Mills, has announced he has stepped down from the job after Local Government Minister Adam Giles successfully orchestrated the coup following a chaotic week in the Territory.
The Queensland Government has announced the formation of an $80 million 'betterment' fund aimed at ending the 'madness of replacing vulnerable infrastructure' with replicas that are destroyed in flooding.
New South Welshman are unabashed lovers of the environment, with the majority of the state's population pitching into help clean up the environment in one way or another.