24 October 2012
Transforce Bulk Haulage has become the first carbon neutral trucking company in Australia to be endorsed under the National Carbon Offset Standard.
12 September 2012
Mount Isa student Jerome Pang, 16, joined Mark Dreyfus, Cabinet Secretary and Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, this week for work experience in the federal parliament as part of the 2012 Learn Earn Legend! - Work Exposure with Government program.
30 August 2012
New grants under the National Solar Schools Program have been announced today with nearly 60% of primary and secondary schools across Australia now having received more than $217 million to install renewable energy and boost energy efficiency on campus.
29 August 2012
Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today visited Townsville's Reef HQ Turtle Hospital and inspected the aquarium's impressive energy efficiency innovations.
09 August 2012
The Federal Government is helping Canada Bay Council in NSW save tens of thousands of dollars on energy bills with a $1.4 million energy efficiency grant to upgrade local facilities, under the national Community Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP).
Technology company, Silanna Semiconductor, which makes microelectronic circuits for space and defence satellites, deep-space probes and mobile phone infrastructure, has been awarded a Federal Government grant worth nearly a quarter of a million dollars to reduce its energy use and cut carbon emissions intensity by more than 21 per cent.
15 June 2012
The Clean Energy Regulator has today made a determination on the number of local councils with landfill sites that could be emitting large amounts of methane and other gasses.
13 June 2012
The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today announced over $42 million in grants to improve energy efficiency across community buildings and facilities.
29 May 2012
The New South Wales Government has today confirmed that the Federal Government's household assistance package, on average, will cover council rate rises that might arise from the Clean Energy Future Plan.
22 May 2012
In recent weeks a number of local governments from around Australia have asked about how the carbon price will apply to pollution from local landfill sites and the potential impact this might have on rates for local communities.
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