Archived News for Industry Professionals - October, 2013
A lively phone discussion is set to take place this week between the Premier of Tasmania and the federal Communications Minister, with Lara Giddings accusing Malcolm Turnbull of bailing on a pre-election NBN promise.
Victoria’s Health minister has lashed out again at the state’s ambulance union, accusing it of misrepresenting waiting times at hospitals on numerous occasions.
Years of work, millions of dollars but only a few kilograms of weight will be shooting down the highway from Darwin this weekend, with the start of the 3000 km World Solar Challenge race.
Mining giant Rio Tinto is helping usher in the robot revolution, with its plan to replace some of the world’s highest-paid train drivers with robotic equivalents.
Authorities are working on a proposal for an Indigenous Centre for Excellence in Broken Hill, which would help create and propagate Indigenous culture, business and ideas.
An Agricultural Economics expert wants to know how particular parts of the ‘direct action’ plan to reduce climate change will be applied, wondering how much farmers can expect to contribute.
The boss of a Queensland energy company says there is no immediate future for underground coal gas extraction in the state, after Cougar Energy was fined for contaminating groundwater.
Climate scientists have used updated reports of humanity’s impact on the environment to call on Australian politicians to do something beneficial, as they seemingly go backwards compared to the rest of the world.