Archived News for Professionals in State Government - September, 2015
Media reports this week have highlighted fears that a series of ponds containing heavy metals and cyanide at an abandoned mining site could spill into a river that feeds the Murray-Darling Basin.
The Tasmanian Greens are walking a fine line between two of their major policy areas – announcing their opposition to an experimental renewable energy system in a Wilderness World Heritage Area (WWHA).
Josh Frydenberg, the new Resources and Energy Minister and Minister for Northern Australia, is heading to the top of the country to push for new opportunities.
Some bizarre claims have been made this week, as South Australian senator Anne Ruston is welcomed to her new role as assistant minister for agriculture and water resources.
The Victorian State Government has unveiled a shake-up of its education system, which will see the educational achievements of parents used to determine how much funding schools get.
Western Australia’s Department for Child Protection has unveiled its Family and Domestic Violence action plan, in the hope of strengthening interventions against men who are violent or abusive to women and children.