Northern Territory

Steve Mann on UDIA’s housing affordability agenda

It was pretty clear three months ago when Steve Mann stepped aboard as chief executive of the NSW chapter of the Urban Development Institute of Australia that there was a…

Uluru resort goes solar with CEFC, ARENA help

A resort at Uluru in the Northern Territory is enjoying the benefits of solar power, thanks to a 1.8 megawatt system installed with the help of the Clean Energy Finance…

Learning the spirit of the land

Randy Yibarbuk is a designated future elder of his clan in the Yolgnu nation in west Arnhem Land.

Sustainable design stars at state architecture awards

Tremendous examples of sustainable design feature among the winning projects in this year’s Queensland, ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory state architecture awards, across categories including public architecture, commercial…

Defence Housing to create Darwin solar suburb

Breezes Muirhead, a residential community developed by Defence Housing Australia and Investa, is soon to be home to Darwin’s largest solar PV installation installation in a single suburb.

Study: Alice Springs could ramp up solar

Alice Springs could add up to 10 megawatts of solar photovoltaic panels onto roofs without affecting supply stability, new research from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency has found.

Environa Studio takes out top sustainability gong at NSW architecture awards

30 June 2014 — The Wayside Chapel has taken out the top sustainability award at the NSW Architecture Awards held last Thursday, while the Prince Alfred Park + Pool Upgrade took out the major award. In the Northern Territory, Troppo Architects took out top honours, while Dunn & Hillam Architects took out the sustainability award for the residential Desert House.

COOLMob tackles Top End sustainability

By Willow Aliento

29 April 2014 — Environment Centre NT’s COOLMob initiative is in a growth phase, with five new energy efficiency program officers employed as part of a federally funded project to assist some of the Darwin’s most disadvantaged households to reduce their power bills.