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Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform
Infrastructure
Thursday August 9 2018

Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform

When you are handed a to-do list which is 78 items long, you are going to be busy.

Australia’s Watermark Scheme is Undergoing Change
Buildings
Thursday February 1 2018

Australia’s Watermark Scheme is Undergoing Change

Having previously suffered from asbestos problems, the troubled Perth Children’s Hospital project hit a further snag in May 2016 after lead levels which exceeded the Australian...

How Two Irrigation Wires Can Be Better than 100
Landscaping
Tuesday December 5 2017

How Two Irrigation Wires Can Be Better than 100

What exactly is a two-wire system, or as it is often referred to, a decoder system?

New Technologies for Smarter Water Efficiency
Environment
Friday September 15 2017

New Technologies for Smarter Water Efficiency

When talking waste water, what do the terms reduce and reuse mean in an Australian context, and how can we tap into disruptive new technology that’s...

Flood Protection for Cities Needed Now
Urban Planning
Friday September 15 2017

Flood Protection for Cities Needed Now

Expect more images of flood evacuees scrambling into rescue boats with their wet pets and possessions unless cities seize the chance to build both high-tech and...

Top NSW Water Bureaucrat Facing Charges
Infrastructure
Wednesday September 13 2017

Top NSW Water Bureaucrat Facing Charges

NSW's top water bureaucrat Gavin Hanlon is facing charges of misconduct after an interim report into allegations of water theft in the Murray-Darling Basin was submitted...

ICAC Levies Fresh Corruption Findings Against Obeid Over Water Contract
Business
Monday August 7 2017

ICAC Levies Fresh Corruption Findings Against Obeid Over Water Contract

The NSW corruption watchdog in New South Wales has made its most significant findings yet against former New South Wales Labour Party power broker Eddie Obeid.

Murray ‘Water War’ Heats Up Between States
Environment
Wednesday July 26 2017

Murray ‘Water War’ Heats Up Between States

NSW is under attack along two borders amid accusations senior officials helped irrigators undermine the Murray Darling Basin Plan and failed to properly investigate alleged water...

Water Shortage Hits Melbourne
Residential
Thursday July 20 2017

Water Shortage Hits Melbourne

A Melbourne water provider has ruled out any imminent price increase and will not rely on extra supply from the multibillion-dollar desalination plant, despite a near-record...

Environment
Jul 10 2019
Brazil Court Convicts Vale for Dam Rupture

A Brazilian state judge has convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at...

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Infrastructure
May 13 2019
Libs, Labor Urged to Reveal Dam Wall Plans

 Former Greens leader Bob Brown has called on the major political parties to be upfront about their position on the raising of the wall of Sydney's...

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Infrastructure
Apr 30 2019
Coalition to Promise New Water Authority

Government scientists will guide large-scale water diversion projects including dams under a re-elected coalition government.

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Environment
Apr 15 2019
SA's Recreational Reservoir Opens

The South Australian government may allow access to a drinking water catchment south of Adelaide. 

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Infrastructure
Apr 10 2019
'Wonderland At Risk' from Higher Dam Walls

A draft environmental impact statement confirms the NSW government is planning to raise parts of the Warragamba Dam wall higher than was admitted publicly, meaning a...

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Environment
Mar 29 2019
Labor Pledge to Protect SA's Water Flows

A Labor government would try to restore the Murray-Darling Basin to health by overturning a deal made last year.

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Environment
Mar 25 2019
NSW Regional Water Minister Steps Down

The NSW regional water minister is stepping down after mass fish deaths in the state's major inland rivers sparked a barrage of threats and fuelled voter...

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Mar 22 2019
Growing Backlash over NSW Dam Wall Plan

Community groups and traditional owners have accused the NSW government of not being transparent over plans to raise the Warragamba Dam wall.

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Environment
Mar 15 2019
Qld Council Wants 'Big Decisions' on Water

A drought-affected Queensland regional council has pleaded for a significant increase in water security funding to prevent a possible nationwide impact on food prices.

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