Archived News for Industry Professionals - December, 2013
Two states may adjust their speed limits in the name of road safety, with Victoria planning to extend 40km/h school zones and South Australia looking at bringing down some of its 110km/h highways.
A report on the American light news program 60 Minutes claims that online shopping giant Amazon is planning to launch a fleet of drones to delivers its packages – an idea lifted from an Australian start-up company which is also already being used in China.
An energy legislation amendment bill is up for debate in Western Australia, the bill seeks to lay down rules for transport and storage of greenhouse gas in pipelines and the ground.
A report commissioned by the Business Council of Australia says the Federal Government must create a way to funnel trillions of dollars into infrastructure.
Results have been published and appear promising for the development of a genetic treatment for mesothelioma; the deadly, asbestos-related form of cancer.
The new South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute has been officially opened in Adelaide, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott appearing on site alongside SA Premier Jay Weatherill to cut the tape and declare the doors open.
A recent report by the Australian Energy Markets Operator says that the massive expansion of Queensland ports fails to allow for increased gas demands in Australia, and could lead to a domestic shortage.
A new report by the Grattan Institute says that reducing manufacturing costs could be the best way to cut up to a billion dollars from the health budget.
A Sydney suburb has been awarded for its movements toward online business and lifestyles, and celebrated for stepping beyond the traditional boundaries of bricks and mortar.
The mere proposal of a Federal Government plan to tax solar energy has led to 25,000 Australians making it known that they support cheap energy, regardless of how the big providers feel.