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Proposed Resource Management Act changes- experts respond

John Kerr posted in on January 22nd, 2015.

The Government has revealed it plans for a long-anticipated overhaul of the Resource Management Act, touting changes that will lead to more affordable housing and a better managed environment. A number of proposed reforms to the Resource Management Act (RMA) were last night outlined by Environment Minister Dr Smith. A Government-commissioned research paper on the […]

Australian flooding – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on March 7th, 2012.

Heavy rainfall has caused extensive flooding across southern New South Wales and North East Victoria, forcing several communities to evacuate. Widespread, and persistent recordbreaking rainfall was recorded across southeast Australia between 27 February and 5 March 2012, leading to heavy flooding across southeast Australia.  So far, 13,000 people are reported to have been evacuated from […]

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