Strong new quality standards for solar products

The Australian Government welcomes changes announced today by the Clean Energy Council (CEC) that will substantially lift the bar on the quality of solar power products sold in Australia. The renewable energy industry’s peak body has introduced new initiatives following the Government’s push for continuously improved standards in the industry. An independent testing program is…

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Certified carbon neutral precincts a breath of fresh air for our cities

The Australian Government’s certification system which recognises carbon neutral businesses, products, services and events will be expanded to include cities, precincts and buildings. We have listened to requests from the community, cities and business to expand the National Carbon Offset Standard – which enables businesses, products and events to be certified as carbon neutral. We…

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Government provides $4.8m to tackle gully erosion in Great Barrier Reef catchments

The Australian Government is providing $4.86m for five organisations to work with landholders to address the vast issue of gully erosion in the Great Barrier Reef catchments. These gullies are located in some of the highest risk areas of sediment erosion for the Great Barrier Reef. Under the Reef Trust Gully Erosion Control Programme, five…

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