Funding & grants

Why we must pull financial levers to build for a changing climate

Climate change is expensive business. The recent bushfires are estimated to have cost Australia $100 billion – so far. The big hailstorm that struck NSW and the ACT in January cost around $1.36 billion.

The new CRCs and their role in a sustainable future

The new CRCs and their role in a sustainable future

If government decisions about research funding are an indication of where they see the nation heading, the recent round of CRC grant recipients suggests the focus has strayed from the core issues facing cities and their sustainability.

Stockland backs 12 community-oriented proptech startups

A platform to keep track of elderly relatives, passive solar greenhouses for micro greens, and a contractor payment system are among the 12 ideas picked for Stockland’s six month accelerator program for community-minded startups.

Turning old mines into renewable energy projects

A feasibility study for a solar pumped hydro energy storage project in Bendigo could help provide an answer to the vexing question: “What do we do with old mines once…