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Acting PM wants more dams in northern Aust
Infrastructure
Monday September 23 2019

Acting PM wants more dams in northern Aust

Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack says building dams will be key to improving Australia's water security as the nation deals with one of the "worst droughts...

States need to build more dams: minister
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Wednesday September 18 2019

States need to build more dams: minister

Water Minister David Littleproud has demanded state governments build more dams as towns across Queensland and NSW run out of drinking water.

NSW Nats leader wants faster dam building
Infrastructure
Monday September 16 2019

NSW Nats leader wants faster dam building

The NSW government should fast track the planning process for dam construction in the wake of fears parts of regional NSW could run out of water...

State governments slammed for lacking dams
Infrastructure
Monday September 2 2019

State governments slammed for lacking dams

Federal Water Minister David Littleproud has lashed out at state governments for doing "three-fifths of bugger all" to build dams.

Australia Must Improve Waterproofing Standards and Practices
Residential
Monday August 26 2019

Australia Must Improve Waterproofing Standards and Practices

“Water penetration through skylights…issues with corrosion of metal / steel facades and structural beams, incorrect installation and application of waterproof membranes in bathrooms, steel column ingress,...

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?

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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