Government/Regulations

Were Grenfell residents killed by political decisions?

The Westminster government is facing accusations tantamount to murder after the Grenfell Tower fire in West London, where hundreds of people are suspected to have died due to decisions on…

Queensland budget spends big on infrastructure

Infrastructure projects are the big focus of Queensland’s budget, with $42.75 billion committed to transport, roads, education and health facilities, and the energy and water sectors, with $10 billion committed in 2017-18.

Trump to pull US out of Paris

Reports have confirmed United States president Donald Trump will pull out of the international agreement to keep global temperature rise to 2°C. While the president has tweeted that he will…

Trump’s budget a disaster for the built environment

US President Donald Trump’s proposed budget measures for 2018 would spell disaster for built environment sustainability, massacring environment, energy efficiency and affordable housing programs in his country, with potential implications…

Brisbane City Council goes carbon neutral

Brisbane City Council reached a major sustainability milestone this month, officially gaining carbon neutral status. The goal was achieved through a combination of energy efficiency activities, emissions reduction actions, purchase…