Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - June, 2022
The federal government has launched an expert review of Australia’s carbon credit system.
Big response to bee bug
A new biosecurity zone has been set up after the deadly varroa mite was discovered at NSW properties.
CCC spots cow switch
A Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) has revealed “serious misconduct” by a Murdoch University livestock manager.
Human weather links reviewed
A new review looks at how much of the world’s extreme weather is down to human-driven climate change.
Logger fined for hollow move
Forestry Corporation of NSW has been fined over a 2020 breach of post-bushfire logging conditions.
MDBA backs rice boost
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is helping one of the most water intensive crops in the world to increase production.
Snowy releases cause concern
The need for more power from Snowy Hydro has prompted flooding fears for farmers.
Tassal knocks back buyout
Local salmon firm Tassal has rejected a $1 billion bid from a Canadian aquaculture company.
Third La Niña looms
Four out of seven forecasting models are predicting La Niña will return to Australia in late spring.
Flood rebuild stats revealed
New stats show the insurance bill for February floods in NSW and QLD has reached $4.8 billion.
AEMO ends market play
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has restored the National Electricity Market (NEM) to full operation ...
Big warning on hydro-leaks
Scientists are warning that hydrogen fuel could make climate change worse.
State backs bigger batteries
The Queensland Government wants energy independence without solar battery rebates.
State body rejects coal plan
A NSW government agency has come out against a proposed coal mine extension.
Sun Cable makes IA list
More progress has been made on the world’s biggest solar and battery project.
Alien salt drift studied
Researchers say life-giving minerals can move through ice sheets on alien planets.
Court action over gas risk
Conservationists are seeking to halt the $16 billion Scarborough gas project due to its risk to the Great Barrier Reef.