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How does the ocean affect the climate?

May 24, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

‘Australian oceanographer Steve Rintoul is a Southern Ocean specialist, working at CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship Hobart and the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research centre. In the first of a series of interviews from the Antarctic re-supply vessel, Aurora Australia recorded by Nick Roden, he describes the influence of the

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DRINK. CRUSH. RECYCLE – New Mount Franklin Bottles

May 14, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

With 35% less plastic, Mount Franklin Spring water has a new package. Lighter, with less raw material and a reduced carbon footprint, the new bottles from the Coca Cola Company weigh only 12.8 grams and are the lightest weight Australian-produced 600ml

$66 million in better water management in Victoria (Press Release)

May 10, 2012 • Media Release, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Victorian Coalition Government is investing more than $66 million over the next four years with a responsible and necessary approach to improving water management in Victoria. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the funding would establish Victoria as a world

EXPERT COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO DELIVER CLEAN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

May 1, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Senator Kate Lundy, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation, announced on 20 April the appointment of an independent expert committee to assess business applications for the $1 billion Clean Technology Investment programs that were launched in

$1 MILLION FOR SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

April 17, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

South Australian manufacturers seeking to adopt sustainable manufacturing strategies can now apply for up to $350,000 from the South Australian government to help pay for infrastructure, pilot plant and new technology. The South Australian government is

Manufacturing in Australia not looking for government handouts, but needs industry reform

April 3, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Manufacturers of industrial and chemical products are calling on the federal government to make changes on its energy policy so that more of its gas resources are reserved for Australian consumption, particularly for the growing demand of a