The scarcity of access to health services in regional and remote areas of the country is an ongoing dilemma forcing many communities to go to great lengths to attract health professionals. Read more >
Mosman Municipal Council, New South Wales, Art Gallery staff worked alongside professional conservators as part of a special project to preserve key items from the renowned Mosman Art Collection. Read more >
Burnie City Council, Tasmania, has confirmed the sale of the old Tioxide Site in Heybridge to TasNetworks as a potential site for the Marinus Link project’s converter stations.
The land’s $1.8 million sale price was based on an independent market valuation, and a further benefit for the Burnie community has been negotiated with the securing of a Community and Education Fund of $400,000 to be provided by TasNetworks over 10 years.
The Marinus Link project is a proposed 1500 megawatt capacity undersea and underground electricity connection providing a second link between Tasmania and Victoria as part of Australia’s future electricity grid.
The release of the Tasmanian Renewable Energy Action Plan (TREAP) on 19 December provided a roadmap that would allow Tasmania, which is already 100 percent self-sufficient in renewable energy, to reach its target of 200 percent
renewables by 2040.
The Tasmanian Government has also completed the initial funding round of its $50 million Renewable Hydrogen Industry support package and commenced the rollout of the $16 million Energising Tasmania skills and training initiative, supporting the development of the skilled workforce the state’s renewable energy
future will need.
The Blackwater golf course was visibly drought-stricken with players kicking the dust rather than putting on greens before Central Highlands Regional Council, Queensland, installed hundreds of sprinklers on the course. Read more >
Young people, disability and community groups, along with The Entrance Men’s Shed came together to create the Big Chair interactive art installations, which are now set up in five New South Wales, Central Coast town centres for the community and visitors to enjoy this Summer. Read more >