Archived News for Industry Professionals - November, 2013
Blood tests may soon be used to accurately diagnose concussion and predict long term cognitive disability, heralding a quick and easy way to check for life-threatening damage.
The Federal Government has accused the former Labor-led government of planning to cut thousands of public service jobs, without telling the public or making budgetary allowances for redundancies.
The nation’s leading freshwater fish ecologists have gathered to discuss threats to freshwater fish species at a symposium attracting close to 100 delegates from across the country.
Hundreds have lost their jobs as prominent mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar continues to feel the strain of a not-quite-booming resources sector.
The Victorian Labor party claims it will get 5000 trucks per day off congested Melbourne roads with a $6 billion transport plan – if it wins next year’s state election.
The expansion of a silica mine in New South Wales has been recommended for approval by the Department of Planning, but will face continuing clashes with activists opposed to the 15 million tonne dig.
The thousand-or-so kilometres of highway between the southern end of the Northern Territory to the northern end of Western Australia may become a sealed toll road for trucks, if a local group gets its way.
An industrial dispute lasting more than a year of back-and-forth is over, with workers at the Yallourn power station in the Latrobe Valley accepting a final wage agreement.