The Federal Government has released the draft National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Bill, ahead of its introduction into Parliament later this week.

 

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Older Australians are living longer and, on average, enjoying increasingly higher quality of life, with severe or profound disabilities on the decrease, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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A new report released by the Climate Commission shows that Australians are keen users of alternative and sustainable energy methods, but we must do more to make the most of our abundant potential.

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The Department of Defence has announced a four-year agreement with international hardware and software specialist Oracle to rationalize and upgrade its ICT infrastructure.

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Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water, Senator Don Farrell, has announced that work has begun on the Oaklands Park wetland that will provide treated stormwater for up to 30 parks and reserves in the City of Marion in South Australia.

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Coal seam gas (CSG) developers have been accused of ‘massively understating’ their carbon tax liabilities, with the sustainable energy think-tank Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) saying their actions will throw the future of the entire industry into question.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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Cereal visionary Carolyn Creswell has been named the 2012 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year for her outstanding management of Carmen Find Foods.

 

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Internet Service Provider Internode has launched its new Fibre Phone service over the National Broadband Network.

 

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The Queensland Government has announced $13.4 million worth of project funding to assist the state councils deliver the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry recommendations.

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Chair of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Board (CEFC), Jillian Broadbent, has announced that Oliver Yates has been appointed as corporation’s inaugural Chief Executive Officer.

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Key energy reform legislation has passed through the Tasmanian Legislative Council, receiving unanimous support that will see a major restructuring of the State’s energy sector.

 

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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.

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The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released new figures that just under half (49 per cent) of all Australians aged 15 and over have visited the dentist in the last 12 months.

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a new discussion paper inviting further comment on four measures developed by Telstra under its migration plan.

 

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The Victorian Government has welcomed the announcement that IT giant IBM is set to create 150 new technology jobs after the establishment of the new IBM Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence for Software Testing.

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The Victorian Government has delivered $144,000 worth of grants for 48 mental health nurses to undertake further study and training.

 

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The WA College of Agriculture – Harvey has reopened its doors after the Western Australian Government delivered $26.4 million for its reconstruction.

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The Victorian Government has announced it will commit full funding for the construction of the new Monash Children’s Hospital.

 

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