Archived Industry News for Water Professionals - June, 2014
The end of the financial year this week has seen the closure of a number of Co-operative Research Centres, bringing an end to important projects such as the Future Farm Industry CRC in WA.
Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says the NSW government should share gas royalties with landowners, but that he would die before creating a domestic reservation.
Showing the extreme mining-friendliness of the Queensland Government, a law has been changed to prevent investigation of a controversial quarrying practice.
The New South Wales Government has dropped a big surprise on its people, announcing funds for a new dam as part of a new $325 million drought-proofing and water-saving scheme.
A project which has been saving masses of water since 1999 may be scrapped, as the current government blames the former government for its need to cut costs.
A Federal Court judge in Queensland has ruled that declarations to protect three river systems in Cape York were invalid, and made only to appease election promises.