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Dissonance on fracking continues to split conservatives

The clamour against fracking continues to grow and very inconceniently for conservative rural interests, with the Country Women’s Association of Western Australia joining the NSW branch of its organisation to oppose the industry.

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China’s new thirst for SA’s green expertise

South Australian companies leading the way in sustainability are finding lucrative opportunities in China, with the strengthening of ties between the South Australian government and officials in the province of Shandong.

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7 lessons for Queensland’s energy efficiency scheme

So now the NESS is dead and Queensland has announced they are considering schemes for energy efficiency and demand management, it is a good time to reflect on how such a scheme(s) should be established.

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How to build a garden city: Part 2

Modern garden cities and one planet developments The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing new communities for the 21st Century is an ambitious new book that attempts to both…

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Dissonance on fracking continues to split conservatives

The clamour against fracking continues to grow and very inconceniently for conservative rural interests, with the Country Women’s Association of Western Australia joining the NSW branch of its organisation to oppose the industry.

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