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EMPOWERING LOW CARBON LIVING

              Low carbon living for all communities is closer than we think. And it looks like the solution to this global problem may be found right here in Broadway, Sydney.  Empowering Broadway is a world-leading research program bringing together award winning sustainable development Central Park with UTS and other local building owners to find ways to generate, reduce and share energy and water to make an affordable transition to low carbon living. By linking commercial, business, residential … [Read More...]

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CREATING SUSTAINABLE PRECINCTS

Barangaroo, Central Park and Green Square combined could become Australia’s first renewable energy precinct – the opportunity is right in front of us now. Today, three of Sydney’s largest developments have an unprecedented opportunity to unite to form world first … [Read More...]

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AGL launches online portal to access water data

ABC News Oct 30: Residents living near AGL coal seam gas projects in the Hunter can now directly check the quality and levels of local water resources, on a new website.The online water portal includes data from nearly 90 surface and groundwater monitoring points across the … [Read More...]

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VALUING A COMPETITIVE MARKETPLACE

Whilst the politicians argue that changes to the WIC Act and Sydney Water’s licence are just a preparation for privatisation, the industry contends that it is time to recognise the benefits the new water market can generate. This is not about privatisation. This is about … [Read More...]

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THE NEW NEIGHBOUR

Our community needs another acronym. Yes you heard it right. This one needs to replace the all too common NIMBY – Not In My Backyard - with NISEBY – Not In Someone Else’s Backyard. And I don’t mean stopping all development. I mean local communities need to take back their … [Read More...]

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FORGET THE WINE. MAKE WATER WORK.

Last week’s revelations at ICAC have thrown into sharp relief what appears to be a systemic issue with little to do with the water industry. While the public inquiry into allegations in relation to Australian Water Holdings revealed a litany of disgraceful business practices, … [Read More...]

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