All posts by Syed Shah

Clean energy projects to lower emissions and create jobs

Two Goldfields-based projects have been offered grants worth more than $2.6 million in the first round of the McGowan Government’s $19 million Clean Energy Future Fund. The projects will create up to 400 jobs and generate 77,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity each year – enough to power 15,000 houses and save 53,000 tonnes of … Continue reading Clean energy projects to lower emissions and create jobs

Qld gov funds world’s first biosecurity virtual laboratory

Earlier this month, in a state government press statement, it has been reported taht the Queensland is at the forefront of a new project that could change the way biosecurity emergency responses are managed. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Communities Mark Furner said the Queensland Government will co-fund an … Continue reading Qld gov funds world’s first biosecurity virtual laboratory

Government grants helping to develop innovative ideas in SMEs

Twenty-three small and medium businesses will share in more than $2 million from the Morrison Government to test their great ideas on how to improve the natural environment. The latest round of the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) is supporting the early-stage development of solutions to tackle five specific government policy and service delivery … Continue reading Government grants helping to develop innovative ideas in SMEs

ACT gov announces market sounding for 90 electric buses

Minister for Transport and City Services, Chris Steel said the ACT Government is exploring opportunities to partner with providers on this transformation of the ACT’s bus fleet and is keen to hear from all parts of industry to inform the future procurement of the 90 battery electric buses in mid-2021. “Transport is the ACT largest … Continue reading ACT gov announces market sounding for 90 electric buses

Resources and energy exports remain robust, according to federal government

The outlook for Australia’s resource and energy exports has improved over the past three months, as global economic activity rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic, with resources and energy exports to remain robust after earning a record $291 billion in 2019–20. The December Resources and Energy Quarterly forecasts resources and energy exports will earn $279 billion for … Continue reading Resources and energy exports remain robust, according to federal government