Government moves to reduce organic waste in landfill

Businesses can now seek support from the Australian Government for projects to keep greenhouse-gas producing organic waste out of landfill. A method to benefit organisations that deal with food or garden waste is now available under the Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). The Emissions Reduction Fund provides positive incentives for Australian businesses to adopt smarter…

Funding boost to protect our historic heritage places

A new round of funding for owners and managers of historic places on Australia’s National Heritage List is now open. The Australian Government’s Protecting National Historic Sites program helps ensure Australia’s nationally significant historic heritage places are protected and maintained for future generations. Of the 104 places named on Australia’s National Heritage List, 62 are…

Burke and Wills expedition sites included on the National Heritage List

The extraordinary story of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition – and the crucial role of the Yandruwandha Aboriginal people who tried to help them – has been formally recognised as a defining moment in Australia’s history. The Australian Government today inscribed the Burke, Wills, King and Yandruwandha National Heritage place on the National Heritage…