Friday 28 August 2015

All posts tagged planning

Victoria Labor leader Daniel Andrews

Vic Labor govt reforms wind farm regulations

The Labor Premier in the Victorian state government, Daniel Andrews, has announced significant changes to the planning laws that will make wind farms a much more viable investment in the southern state. Mr Andrews, whose Labor government swept to power […]

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Pakistan pushes climate change up political agenda

Pakistan has reinstated its ministry for climate change, suggesting the government plans to pay more attention to the issue as countries prepare a new international deal to curb

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WEF: renewables planning costs Europe $100bn

The World Economic Forum's "Future of Electricity" platform has said in a report just released that Europe could have saved itself US$100 billion by installing solar power panels

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Vic govt cuts red tape for major projects

Victoria’s Premier Denis Napthine has said his conservative Liberal-National state government will cut red tape and approval processes streamlined to ensure major projects in Victoria are delivered as

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Melbourne’s future cleaner and greener

Future building developments in Melbourne will be cleaner and greener following the introduction of new planning regulations for the Victorian state capital. The city has approved planning scheme amendment

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EU turns to green infrastructure solutions

The European Union has adopted a new strategy aimed at promoting green infrastructure, and putting natural processes at the heart of its spatial planning. Under the new strategy the

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Experts say flood plans ‘ignore’ climate change

Experts have warned planning laws and flood mitigation strategies in Australia do not take into account the future impacts of climate change. As a result they are leaving communities

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NSW coalition rift over government’s CSG push

There appears to be a rift between the New South Wales state government coalition partners over the government's draft plan to regulate mining in the state. The National Party,

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Environmentalists claim wind farm rules cost Vic $556m

The environmental lobby group Friends of the Earth (FoE) has come up with a new assessment of the losses it says have resulted from the changed regulations in

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Vic govt approves Mt Gellibrand wind farm

Spanish global renewable energy developer, Acciona Energy, has received final approval from the Victoria’s conservative Liberal-National state government to build the 63 turbine Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm in

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