Gas giant Santos has announced a ‘significant gas discovery’ at its Crown-1 exploration well in the Browse Basin off the coast of Western Australia.

The uncontrollable and erratic shift patterns in the mining and energy sector is beginning to exact a toll on the mental and physical health of the industry’s workforce, according to a new report released by Griffith University.

The Tasmanian Freight Logistics Co-ordination Team has conducted its inaugural meeting, with members discussing future strategies of the State’s logistics and freight sector.

Regional and rural train services in Victoria are set to receive a boost after the State Government announced a $200 million order for 40 new V/line carriages.

A new report released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has found that ‘skill sets’ could be a key pnak in assisting the vocational education and training (VET) system meet industry needs.

The University of Ballarat has announced the formation of a new Industry Skills Centre that is aimed at bolstering apprenticeships and traineeships in the region.

BlueScope Steel has rolled out its new third-generation ZINCALUME steel range, which features patented new coating tha has a small environmental impact and increases the steel’s durability.

The Queensland Government has released the Expression of Interest (EOI) for the new Broadwater Marine Project on the Godl Coast.

The Future Fund has confirmed it has entered into a binding Implementation Agreement with the Australian Infrastructure Fund (AIX) that will see the nation’s sovereign wealth fund acquire all of the AIX’s portfolio assets.

Melbourne Airport has announced the preferred orientation of its forthcoming third runway, which will be included in the airport’s draft Master Plan to be published for public comment early next year.

Rail freight company Pacific National Coal has announced it has commenced work on the $20 million expansion works of its Nebo Train Maintenance Facility in Queensland.

The Federal Government has announced the appointment of John Stanhope as the new Chairman of Australia Post.

The number of people starting apprenticeships or traineeships have decreased in the September quarter, according to new findings released by the National Centre for Vocational Education and Research (NCVER).

The Western Australian Government has announced it has granted approval for the $1.8 billion proposal by Rio Tinto to increase and extend the life of its Yandicoogina Iron Ore project in the Pilbara.

The Federal Government has issued a dire warning to prospective Victorian TAFE students, saying that the State Government's $300 million in funding cuts to the sector amounts to sabotage to the state's education and training sector.

Charles Darwin University (CDU) has an officially opened its $7 million North Australian Centre for Oil and Gas (NACOG), which it says is at the vanguard of research and training for the Northern Territory’s burgeoning oil and gas industry.

The Victorian Government has announced ‘an historic partnership’ in the establishment of a new national aviation services precinct that will provide training facilities, maintenance, repair and overhaul services.

A new report released by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) at the annual National Local Roads and Transport Congress estimates that 12 per cent of local government transport assets are in a poor or very poor condition.

The Western Australian Government has granted environmental approval for the contentious Browse Liquefied Natural Gas Precinct at James Price Point, north of Broome.

Underground coal gasification (UCG) specialist Carbon Energy has announced it has signed its first international technology licence agreement with Chinese coal giant Shanxi Coal Transportation and Sales Group.

The Fair Work Ombudsman has published the results of a national education and compliance campaign launched into the vehicle repair and maintenance industry, finding startlingly low compliance rates throughout the country.

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