Government/Regulations

NSW cabinet reshuffle leaves planning talent out

Rob Stokes, considered NSW’s most knowledgeable and qualified planning minister, has been moved out of the portfolio following a cabinet reshuffle by new NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian.

Victorian EPA finally gets some teeth

The Environment Protection Authority Victoria now has more clout to prevent environmental pollution rather than respond to it – and it’s getting $45.5 million over the next two years to…

Canada commits to renewables and retrofits

While the Australian government continues to attack renewable energy and talk up the life of coal and gas, much to the horror of progressive nations around the world, the Canadian…

Sydney councils join together on resilience strategy

Sydney has received its Preliminary Resilience Assessment, delivered as part of the 100 Resilient Cities program spearheaded by Sydney’s chief resilience officer Beck Dawson, with increased demand for health services,…