Perth’s water managers have declared that the city will be a leading “waterwise” city by 2030 but there is a lot of work to do to reach that goal, given that Perth has the second-highest per capita water consumption of any Australian capital city.
With the issue of water supply reaching crisis point, its connection to climate change needs to spur urgent action.
TRANSPORT SERIES: Like most Australian cities, Perth has a car problem. With one of the highest car use rates in Australia and a rapidly expanding population.
Residents of the Evermore apartment complex in Perth’s White Gum Valley will be able to directly trade solar energy with each other, in what is one of the first examples of peer-to-peer energy trading in the residential space.
Victoria and WA-based Yolk Property Group has been selected alongside Southern Cross Care WA to develop a residential, aged care and retirement living precinct in Perth’s Champion Lakes. Yolk will aim high on sustainability and implement Bioregional’s One Planet Living framework in the development of the vacant 14-hectare site situated 23km south-east of Perth’s CBD. […]
A new Perth-based company has committed to building a sustainable 10-star microhome to demonstrate the feasibility of its new hemp-based building panels, and boost the country’s emerging hemp industry.
Outstanding opportunity for an organised and dedicated Operations Coordinator, to join our growing Perth-based environmental consultancy, specialising in waste management and recycling.
Nightingale Housing’s foray into the Perth market is about to take flight, with Nightingale Fremantle set to be launched to the public on Wednesday 6 June.
The Western Australian government is calling on the private sector to help deliver infill housing in four Perth precincts at Bentley, Joondalup, Beaconsfield and Cannington over the next 15 years.
Residents of The Amble estate in Girrawheen, Perth will get a 40 per cent cut in daytime energy costs, thanks to rooftop solar systems installed at no cost under a power purchase agreement.
The federal government and state government of Western Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on city deals, starting with Perth.
Floth is currently seeking an ESD Engineer to join our Perth team.
Fifteen schools in Perth are currently finishing up a two-year Low Carbon Schools pilot program, demonstrating how easy it is to take action on climate change, given the right tools and support.
MARKET PULSE: Expertise in safeguarding human rights in the supply chain is experiencing a surge in demand, according to Deloitte
Melbourne’s Postcode 3000 policy is credited with turning around the fortunes of the inner city and making it a vibrant 24-hour destination. The city is now routinely voted most liveable place in the world.
The Perth branch of the Property Council is calling for a doubling of residential numbers in its CBD, as the city struggles with record commercial vacancies of around 25 per cent. The idea is reminiscent of the Melbourne 3000 planning policy in the early 1990s, which transformed the CBD from a 9-to-5 worker hub into […]
Significant commercial and industrial solar installations in Western Australia has resulted in Todae Solar employing its first dedicated full-time business development manager in Perth. Mark Timson, who was the technical sales and service manager for energy utility Synergy for three years before leaving in July to set up his own consultancy, Sustainable Action, has taken […]