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How to Ensure the Best for our National Parks
Landscaping
Thursday April 6 2017

How to Ensure the Best for our National Parks

Tourism in Central Australia is growing with many foreign and interstate travelers placing the outback and our National Parks on the "To do" list.

What’s Halting the Uptake of New Green Technologies in Construction?
Green
Thursday March 2 2017

What’s Halting the Uptake of New Green Technologies in Construction?

The latest World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report identified the global failure of climate change policy to be the greatest risk to business and society over...

Water Sensitive Urban Design: Success or Failure?
Landscaping
Wednesday November 30 2016

Water Sensitive Urban Design: Success or Failure?

Whether water sensitive urban design is a soaring success or an abject failure depends who you ask - or perhaps where you work.

Dishwashing vs Hand Washing: Exploring the Myths
Residential
Wednesday October 26 2016

Dishwashing vs Hand Washing: Exploring the Myths

How many times have you heard that using a dishwasher is more energy or water efficient than hand washing your dishes? Pretty much every time you...

Universities Tooling up on Sustainability
Green
Wednesday October 19 2016

Universities Tooling up on Sustainability

If universities are to lead change and educate students in all things sustainable, investing in practical action on campus is vital.

Cranbourne’s Garden Wins Landscape of the Year Award
Urban Planning
Thursday October 10 2013

Cranbourne’s Garden Wins Landscape of the Year Award

Australia has taken home the Landscape Project of the Year Award at the 2013 World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Singapore.

STAND: A Restroom Hygiene and Water Conservation Strategy
Commercial
Thursday August 1 2013

STAND: A Restroom Hygiene and Water Conservation Strategy

A controversial urinal design is being implemented across men’s restrooms in a bid to combat hygiene and the European water crisis.

Rental Agreements Key to Energy Conservation
Strata
Sunday June 2 2013

Rental Agreements Key to Energy Conservation

In a piece written in the Tenant Advocate, broker Benjamin Osgood pointed out that there are three basic types of leasehold structures, with the most common...