Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - June, 2014
‘Platooning’ trucks could be tested on Australian roads, with a national body indicating it is interested in the benefits of partly-automated transport.
The end of the financial year this week has seen the closure of a number of Co-operative Research Centres, bringing an end to important projects such as the Future Farm Industry CRC in WA.
Twenty-five Coalition lower house MPs have signed a petition asking for the aluminium smelting industry to be exempt from the Renewable Energy Target (RET).
An international research project has shown how important basic nutrition is, with authorities adding new links between poor diets and a list of chronic diseases.
A NSW Legislative Assembly will look into accusations that the state’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) covered up the extent of coal dust pollution.
A United Nations hearing took just minutes to reject the Australian Federal Government’s attempt to delist 74,000 hectares of Tasmanian forest for logging.
Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says the NSW government should share gas royalties with landowners, but that he would die before creating a domestic reservation.
Showing the extreme mining-friendliness of the Queensland Government, a law has been changed to prevent investigation of a controversial quarrying practice.
The Indian Health Ministry will provide 50 essential generic medicines, free of cost, from “birth to death” to all Indians, following an incredible social healthcare announcement.
The Federal Government will bring a bill to parliament in coming weeks which seeks to give ASIO more abilities to monitor and control digital communication.
While they are well-received by the mainstream population, flowers have been bugging evolutionary biologists since Darwin, but a new study may soon end the mystery.