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Photo of Men working on roof-top solar panels in the Flinders Ranges Council area. Photo courtesy of the Flinders Ranges Council.

Reducing the carbon footprint of the Flinders Ranges

24th February 2012

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Work on a green energy infrastructure project in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges Council area is progressing well, with work now finished on the installation of five solar power systems and the...

Trawl fishery adapting to climate change

22nd February 2012

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Great Barrier Reef trawl operators, managers and industry representatives gathered in Townsville this month to discuss adapting to future climate change impacts. The workshop was part of a joint...

Caring for our Country to support 43 projects across Australia

20th February 2012

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Forty-three groups from across Australia will benefit from support through the under Caring for our Country in the latest funding round. “The great part of Caring for our Country is that it supports...

Tumbarumba's water 'better than the beer'

8th February 2012

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The upgraded water treatment plant in Tumbarumba, in New South Wales’ southeast has been officially opened. Four million dollars was spent on upgrading the plant to secure drinking water for the...

National water planning resource goes online

6th February 2012

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An interactive web resource to help people easily access information on the status of water planning across Australia has...

RDA Committees in South Australia responding to MDB challenge

2nd February 2012

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Regional Australia Minister Simon Crean met recently with representatives from Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees in South Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin communities to continue...

Applications invited for Cooperative Research Centres Program

24th January 2012

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Applications are now being invited for the 15th round of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) program. The CRC program is the Australian Government's premier program supporting innovation in...

Biodiversity Restoration Workshops tap community interest

23rd January 2012

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New opportunities under the Carbon Farming and the Biodiversity Fund are available for those enthusiastic for knowledge in regional Australia. Greening Australia in partnership with Landcare...

Aussie cycling star puts name to new track

17th January 2012

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The soon-to-be-built Tanunda to Gawler shared bicycle and walking path in South Australia’s Barossa Valley region is set to inspire young and old when it takes the name of one of Australia’s rising...

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Carbon farming initiative open for business

19th December 2011

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Farmers, landholders and landfill operators across regional and rural Australia now have opportunities to participate in carbon markets as a result of the launch of the Carbon Farming Initiative...

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