Australian Government backs liveable cities with $250 million for energy efficient community housing

The Australian Government’s better cities commitment is being given a boost with a new $250 million program which will help provide affordable energy efficient housing to low income earners. The new program will help drive the construction of market-leading energy efficient community housing in 2016, contributing to the greening of Australia’s cities and built environment.…

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…