Archived News for Industry Professionals - July, 2013
Traditional owners of lands in central Queensland have called on the state’s Natural Resources Minister to consult with them before moving ahead with changes to the management of the state’s rivers.
The West Australian Government has lost an appeal against a spent conviction given to public servant Gary Stokes, who was found guilty of leaking confidential information to a former Premier.
The highly-controversial Shree Minerals’ Tarkine mine project has gained approval by the Federal Environment Minister, despite outcry from the population over dangers to the Tasmanian devil.
A new report published by the Federal Government’s National Transport Commission (NTC) says a consistent set of road rules and vehicle standards across the country could improve road safety.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) is looking to transport operators for feedback to guide their submission to a review of the Intelligent Access Program (IAP).
Several mining, transport and engineering groups are celebrating the announcement of a large-scale rail link in Western Australia, but the company set to build it says no-one should hold their breath just yet.
Integral security and safety components of some potentially dangerous devices have been tampered with at a Queensland mine site, leading to police involvement.
Authorities have identified the vessel responsible for an oil spill at the Port of Brisbane over the weekend, where work has stopped at several sites while environmental officers try to deal with the damage.
The Communications Electrical Plumbing Union says thousands of electrical and telephone subcontracters could face financial ruin if the timetables and funding for the NBN roll-out are not sorted soon.