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 Australian Industry Group (AI Group) has commended the New South Wales Government’s recent announcement that it will privatise its electricity generators, but has urged Queensland to follow suite and privatise its state-owned electricity assets.
The Queensland Government has convened the inaugural meeting of the Western Rivers Advisory Panel (WRAP) in Longreach.
Legislation that will see the creation of a single water and sewerage body has passed through the Tasmanian Legislative Council.
Nominations for the 2013 South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are now open, with State Minister for Health and Ageing John Hill calling for health workers, patients and their relatives to enter nominations.