Friday 18 April 2014

All posts tagged Brisbane

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Gas pipeline plan for expanded Qld port

A Hong Kong-based company wants to spend about $100 million so it can pipe gas from the Cooper Basin to a north Queensland port for export to Asian markets. The plan comes on top of a major expansion of the …

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High-speed rail possible sooner and cheaper

According to research released today high-speed rail linking Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane would reduce carbon emissions and provide a profitable and popular service. The research also shows that it

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EU tells Abbott it wants climate on G20 agenda

First it was the United States and President Barack Obama, now the Europe Union has urged conservative Liberal-National Prime Minister Tony Abbott to put climate change on the

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US puts G20 heat on Abbott for climate action

Australia’s conservative Liberal-National Prime Minister has been put in a potentially embarrassing position as the United States steps up pressure for climate change to be a major focus

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Study finds most Australians drive to work

A study of census data has found that nearly two in three Australians drive to work in a private car while only one in 10 commuters relies on

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WEF: Climate poses severe global economic risk

It’s probably not really what Australia’s conservative Liberal-National Prime Minister Tony Abbott wants to hear while he struts the stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the

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Study: high-speed rail $30bn cheaper than thought

According to a comprehensive new study of high-speed rail along Australia’s east coast it could be $30 billion cheaper than first thought and repay its costs entirely within

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Labor pledges funds for high-speed rail

Australia’s Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced funding to take the next steps towards building a multi-billion-dollar high-speed rail network on Australia's east coast. The project, which would

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It’s official Great Barrier Reef’s health ‘poor’

A new government report card shows the health of Australia’s World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef has dropped from moderate to poor. The long-awaited and just released Australian

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$190bn underestimate on high-speed rail profits

An environmental think tank says the profit from a Melbourne to Brisbane high-speed-rail link has been underestimated by a massive $190 billion. Researchers at independent think-tank Beyond Zero Emissions

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