Monday, July 22, 2024

Environment

Nillumbik takes leap to protect Spider-orchid

Nillumbik Shire Council and its project partners are celebrating a significant milestone in an on-going collaborative project to save the nationally critically endangered Charming...

Regional road upgrades to support renewables growth

NSW regions from Newcastle to Dubbo and surrounds will benefit from a $128.5 million 2024–25 Budget investment to upgrade roads for drivers and allow...

Brisbane koala project reaches new heights

A funding agreement has been secured to progress Brisbane City Council and The University of Queensland’s Koala Recovery and Resilience Project. Announced during the 2024...

New sand pipeline to feed Gold Coast beaches protection

A new sand transport system designed to mitigate erosion and help keep the Gold Coast’s iconic northern beaches healthy is about to start operation. The...

Melville fires up new EV fleet vehicles

City of Melville Council has taken another step towards its carbon neutral target with the introduction of four electric vehicles (EVs) to the Council's...

Ku-ring-gai creating a buzz with native bee program

NSW Residents can register their interest to host a native beehive from Ku-ring-gai Council free of charge thanks to a new program on offer in...

MidCoast offers eco certification support for businesses

NSW MidCoast Council is offering local tourism operators the opportunity to strengthen their appeal to high yielding, environmentally conscious visitor markets by becoming ECO Certified...

Lockhart Shire to offer $100 vouchers to boost biodiversity

NSW Lockhart Shire Council will offer a $100 voucher for new homeowners to spend at a local nursery as part of its efforts to promote...

Brisbane gardeners embark on massive pruning effort

A team of gardeners have rolled up their sleeves and started the annual pruning of more than 7,000 roses at Brisbane's New Farm Park. Brisbane...

Beresfield students dig in for World Environment Day

Beresfield Public School students have pulled on their gardening gloves for a hands-on lesson in urban biodiversity delivered by City of Newcastle Council to...

Benalla releases draft climate strategy

Benalla Rural City Council has released its Draft Climate and Environment Strategy 2024-2029 for public exhibition. The Council says the Strategy outlines a proactive and...

Hydrogen truck trial to hit the road in Newcastle

City of Newcastle Council has voted to undertake a 12-month trial of a hydrogen-powered waste collection truck. The Council has partnered with Australian clean energy...

Moonee Valley dials up ‘MobileMuster’ win

The City of Moonee Valley has been named the top collector among Victorian local governments in the annual MobileMuster for the 2023-24 financial year. Through the Council’s...

Electric waste vehicle delivered for Toowoomba

QLD A new specially-built electric waste collection vehicle has been 12 months in the making for Toowoomba. The truck, produced by Volvo Trucks, was built from...

Inner West powers up state’s largest EV charger rollout

Sydney's Inner West Council has secured funding for a record 136 public electric vehicle charging stations to be rolled out across the local government...