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Government launches Australia’s Clean Energy Map

May 22, 2013 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Climate Change, Industry and Innovation Minister Greg Combet has launched the Clean Energy Map at a press conference in Canberra held last week, showcasing more than 1,200 nationwide projects that are helping the environment and economy by cutting greenhouse gas emissions and reducing energy costs. “The Clean Energy Map shows there is widespread

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Innovative plans for recycling and waste recovery will drive investments to Victoria

April 3, 2013 • SustainabilityComments (0)

More than 40 applications have been received for the second round of the Driving Investment for New Recycling (DINR) fund, the $5 million program sponsored by the Victorian Coalition Government. Victorian Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan

Sustainability Victoria introduces new appointees to leadership positions

March 28, 2013 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Sustainability Victoria’s CEO Stan Krpan has expressed his approval for the key leadership appointments made by the organization, saying that they will deliver on the group’s SV2015 strategy. “The appointments have attracted a lot of industry interest

AFGC launches $5million recycling scheme in the Northern Territory

March 8, 2013 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has launched the $5 million NT Bin Network on Wednesday. The five-year industry investment solution which will be implemented in the Northern Territory aims to boost recycling rates and reduce litter from

Prime Minister Gillard launches University of Sydney’s Centre for Carbon, Water And Food

March 8, 2013 • SustainabilityComments (0)

A state-of-the-art research facility dedicated to tackling Australia’s biggest national and regional food security and environmental challenges had been launched on Wednesday by Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills,

Australian meat packing company will save $1 million on energy bills thanks to Clean Tech fund

February 20, 2013 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

JBS Australia Pty Ltd., Australia’s leading meat packer and exporter, is expected to save more than $1 million on its annual energy bills with the help of a Government grant which will be used to upgrade its facility in Queensland. The company will use $4.4

AMWU Welcomes Plans by Electrolux to Expand with a new $14 Million Facility

February 9, 2013 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Australian Manufacturing Workers Union members will reportedly share the benefits of $14 million invested to assist Australia’s largest manufacturer of refrigerators meet consumer demand for quality products with lower carbon emissions. AMWU has welcomed