The Northern Territory Government has moved to include the mining, oil and gas sectors under the regulations of the Water Act.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority appears to have bungled part of its investigation into water pollution on the Central Coast, by conducting water quality tests on the wrong river.
The Victorian Government is withdrawing funding for new coal-powered generators and will review past development projects, after attempts to attract investment with a demonstration power plant failed.
The Mayor of Gloucester has called on the NSW Government to buy back AGL’s coal seam gas (CSG) licence for the area, saying he cannot ignore the negative impact on residents.
International WaterCentre (IWC) partial scholarships available for self-funded students The International WaterCentre will be offering a partial scholarship (valued at $7,000 for the full Masters program or $2,000 for the Graduate Certificate) to every self-funded student enrolling in an IWC postgraduate degree commencing in Semester 1, 2016. Self-funded students are students who do not receive any full-tuition scholarship. Note: students who receive a loan (eg. FEE-HELP) or funding from their employer remain eligible for a partial scholarship. Each partial scholarship has a total value of $7,000 for the full Master of Integrated Water Management (or $2,000 for the Graduate Certificate in Water Planning) and aims to cover part of the tuition fees. Both programs are designed to equip students with transdisciplinary skills in integrated water management, fast-track their career development and build their capacity to create innovative and sustainable solutions to complex water management challenges.
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Process Workshops – Melbourne ZOOiD’s two day intensive Global Reporting Initiative (G4) Sustainability Reporting Process workshop will teach you how to apply the GRI’s sustainability reporting framework to your reporting so that you can produce a world class sustainability report. Taught in the context of today’s reporting environment through the use of local and international case studies and practical activities, participants will find that this workshop demystifies many of the perceived challenges of reporting using the GRI. Key learnings will help you to: Understand, interpret and implement the GRI G4 concepts Apply the GRI Reporting Principles (Stakeholder Inclusiveness, Sustainability Context, Materiality, Completeness, Balance, Comparability, Accuracy, Timeliness, Clarity and Reliability
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Applications open for prestigious Australia Awards scholarship program in South Africa Australia Awards are a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development partnership with South Africa. Through scholarships for Masters-level degrees and specialised post-graduate short-courses, Australia Awards provide enhanced leadership, knowledge and technical skills to government departments, tertiary institutions and other organisations that are driving economic growth and sustainable development in South Africa. “We now have over 200 alumni in South Africa, many of whom are in senior leadership positions and positively shaping their country’s future”, said Adam McCarthy, the Australian High Commissioner to South Africa.
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