Leak detection technology has already helped the Western Australian Water Corporation save over 250 million litres per year, according to State Water Minister Bill Marmion.
The Federal Government has accepted the recommendation of Governor General Quentin Bryce and appointed Patrick Keane as the country’s new Justice of the High Court of Australia and James Allsop as the next Chief Justice of the Federal Govurt.
Sydney Water has outlined $13 million in repair works for two large wastewater pipelines across three Local Government Areas.
The Federal Government has launched a new toolkit aimed at improving the way unions, employers and business groups can support employees experiencing domestic or family violence and help them remain at work.
The country’s oldest medical research institute, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, has unveiled its new $185 million research facility.
The United States’ Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has taken part in the official launch of the Perth USAsia Centre, a new Western Austrlian-based institution aimed at strengthening ties between the US, Australia and the Asian region.
The country’s best higher education teachers have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to education at the 2012 Australian Awards for University Teaching at a gala night at the National Gallery of Australia earlier this week.
The Queensland Government has released its 30-year agriculture plan for public comment and consultation, with State Minister for Agriculture, John McVeigh, encouraging agri-businesses and communities to have their say.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released an in-depth analysis of the Australia’s energy policies, lauding the ‘country’s ambitious goals for developing a low-carbon economy’, but said the sector will still require significantly more investment.