The Federal and Western Australian Governments have announced $1.47 million in joint funding for the John de Laeter Centre for Isotope Research (JDLC) at Curtin University.

The New South Wales Government has released its Draft Freight and Ports Strategy for public comment as the State moves to deal with the projected meteoric growth in freight over the coming decades.

Works on shifting the Great Northern Highway to the north of its existing alignment have begun, marking the beginning of stage two of the  $274.5 million Port Hedland Improvement Program.

Consulting firm Deloitte has been selected to complete a study into the long-term planning requirements for South Australia’s mining sector.

Airservices Australia has released a study into the capacity of Perth Airport as part of a suite of  measures into addressing delays and congestion.

The country’s top apprentices, trainees, training providers, vocational trachers and businesses have been recognised for their commitment to training excellence at the 2012 Australian Training Awards.

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has expressed its skepticism over the recent ABS Housing Finance figures, saying that despite a slight increase in the result, the results are patchy at best.

The Western Australian Government has welcomed the newest cohort of mine safety inspectors, with 13 new recruits added to the inspectorate.

The Western Australian Government has welcomed news that Yara Pilbara Nitrates has reached a project start-up date for its new technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) plant in the Pilbara region.

A recent study cited by Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) has found significant and widespread releases of methane and carbon dioxide concentrations around a coal seam gas field near Tara, Queensland.

The Western Australian Government has announced the appointment of Andrew Chapyn as the State's new Mines Safety Director.

The Victorian Government has announced the start of two key studies into the proposed Hastings Port development.

The Northern Territory has commissioned a $1.7 million pilot vessel to be designed to enhance Darwin Port's capacity to handle upcoming oil and gas projects.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced it has granted interim authorisation to allow a group of large-scale coal miners the right to collectively bargain for water wupply.

Qantas and Australia Post have announced they have finalised the swapping of their respective stakes in Australia Air Express and road freight company StarTrack.

The Federal Government has announced it has committed to a total funding of $114 million to Geoscience Australia over the forwards estimates.

The Queensland Government has released aerial surveys recently completed in the Thompson and Galilee areas of southern and central Queensland.

Hundreds of local government representatives have descended on Hobart for the start of the 2012 National Local Roads and Transport Congress, hosted by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).

Sherwin Iron and the Northern Land Council have announced they have reached an agreement on the terms under which Sherwin may mine the Roper River Iron Ore Project.

The South Australian Local Government Association (SALGA) has released a new report into the likely impact of climate change on local government infrastructure.

The number of passengers moving through Australian airports will double to 279 million  within the coming two decades, according to new findings released by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE).

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