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Coalition Government provides $3.5 million for better, safer landfills

March 12, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Thursday, 08 March 2012 From the Minister for Environment and Climate Change Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Ryan Smith, has rolled out a $3.5 million package that will help rural landfill operators to transition to best practice standards. The package consists of a $3m funding program, Transition Support to Improve Rural Landfill

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Clean Energy Finance Corporation

March 8, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Prime Minister  has announced Sydney will be home to the Gillard Government’s $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation. Selected by its strong clean energy sector and network of financial, legal and professional services, Sydney

Clean Technology Investment Program – Open for applications

March 5, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

On 16 February 2012, Minister for Industry and Innovation, Greg Combet, announced the launch of the Clean Technology Investment Program. Minister Combet’s Clean Technology Program media release. Program status: Open for applications. Description: The

Hitting the road to explain energy efficiency programs

February 29, 2012 • Events, Sustainability, TechnologyComments (0)

More than 700 people from an array of government, community and private sector organisations attended a series of information sessions run around the country by the department to showcase and explain the Community Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP) and Low

NEW LPG Commodore – small car savings, large car lifestyle

February 21, 2012 • Featured, News, SustainabilityComments (1)

The new Holden LPG Commodore launched out of Holden HQ this morning, with the high-tech LPG dedicated vehicle on journey for sale in March. Without compromising on performance, the new Holden Commodore is engineered to significantly reduce fuel running costs

Hazardous waste reduction funding – better business, better environment

February 13, 2012 • Events, News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Victorian businesses have been encouraged to apply for a share of $9 million available through ‘HazWaste’, an initiative funded by the Victoria Coalition Government – aimed towards reducing the amount of hazardous waste going into landfill.

$100m carbon-capture investment in Latrobe Valley

February 13, 2012 • Featured, News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Commonwealth Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson, and the Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources, Michael O’Brien, announced the Australian and Victorian Governments will collectively provide $100 million towards the development of