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New luxury travel and dining experiences across Australia. October Edition.

New boutique hotels and dining experiences continue to open up across Australia. Be first to visit the latest urban hotspots, seaside escapes and rural...

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Plants in space; paleo-art; 3D-printed meds; your brain on AI; First Nations-First Scientists; counting koalas

The national festival that reaches more than 2 million people through thousands of events is back from 10 to 18 August. Entertainment, business, environment, food and wine, Indigenous media, the arts, health, technology, farming and agriculture, lifestyle, education, LGBTQI+, and disability media…National Science Week offers stories for every...

Time to #RaiseTheAge to 14 in Victoria now

Every child should be free to go to school, have a safe home to live in and be supported to learn from their mistakes - not locked away in prisons and police cells. Last month, the Allan Government introduced draft laws into the Victorian Parliament that propose raising...

Building activity remains weak despite builders being ready to go

Master Builders says new home building starts have risen slightly during the March 2024 quarter but remain too low to meet Housing Accord targets. Newly released Australian Bureau of Statistics data has shown an increase of 0.5 per cent in the number of new home building starts.  Shane Garrett,...

Nuclear option would mean shutting off shedloads of cheap solar to use expensive power

Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) has today released a new analysis showing that the equivalent of 45,000 Queensland household solar systems would need to be shut off every day to allow just one nuclear power station to operate in 2040. With the renewable energy rollout well underway, by the time...

Sports Vouchers kick goals for kids facing barriers

Children reap enormous rewards from participating in organised sport or physical activities. These include physical and social benefits, and assistance building emotional control, resilience and self-esteem - while providing a healthy outlet from life's daily pressures. Australian states have various versions of incentive programs that focus on getting...

Australia’s peak body for environment professionals to meet on the future of biodiversity offsets, nature positive

More than 300 environmental professionals will assemble in Canberra next week to analyse the transition from biodiversity offsetting to nature positive at a pivotal conference hosted by the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand from 23-25 July. The National Biodiversity Offsets Conference comes at a time when offsets and governments are under increased scrutiny for […]

Get ready to connect, innovate and accelerate at the Electric SUV EXPO 24 this August

After the success of the inaugural Melbourne EV Show in 2023, Future Drive AutoShows presents the next event in the EV Series with Australia’s largest display of electric SUVs at the Electric SUV EXPO 24. Presented at the Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre from 9 to 11 of August, the EXPO will showcase the latest new releases […]

Xpansiv CBL to Launch First ICVCM CCP® Standardised Contracts on July 23

Xpansiv’s CBL spot exchange will launch trading of a new set of standardised contracts aligned with The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market’s (ICVCM) Core Carbon Principles (CCP®) on July 23. The new registry-specific Global Emissions Offset™ (GEO®) contracts will enable buyers to take delivery of CCP-approved credits from the ACR, Climate Action Reserve […]

Australia’s fastest growing city seeks market-led innovation

The City of Gold Coast is looking for unique, innovative ideas from businesses that will continue to enhance the city’s services for residents and create opportunities for the future. A new Enhance Gold Coast online portal launched this week to capture innovative commercial proposals made by the private sector to deliver a project, or provide services and […]

Coates helps cut carbon emissions for the FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX 2024

Sustainability was an important consideration for the FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 The FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 proved its popularity once again this year, drawing a record-breaking crowd of 452,055 fans over four, action-packed days to Melbourne’s Albert Park. Amidst the exhilaration of delivering Australia’s largest pop-up sporting event, sustainability was […]

AWRE 2024 to Tackle Plastic Waste Issues During Plastic Free July

Plastic waste is a big feature at this year’s Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE), presented by Diversified Communications, with speakers from Australian Food And Grocery Council, National Retail Association, NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and more taking the stage to discuss how we tackle it. With Plastic Free July currently underway, there’s no better time to highlight […]

Cool new research promises a greener future for supermarkets

Cooling Technology University of South Australia researchers have worked with industry to build a world-first, energy-efficient refrigeration system that could revolutionise how we cool supermarkets, hospitals, abattoirs and other systems. The indirect evaporative (dew point) carbon dioxide (DP-CO2) refrigeration system, co-developed by UniSA and Glaciem Cooling Technologies, has been installed in the new Coles supermarket in […]