Over 1000 water industry professionals have identified improving operational efficiency as the top issue for the sector, reflecting growing concern about the need to control costs for the benefit of consumers and demonstrate value for money within the sector.
Provides information, opinions and recommendations relevant to assessing the potential impacts of climate change on public health in Australia, as well as guidelines for decision-making in responding to these impacts.
This audit found shortcomings in the Victorian Department of Health's heatwave framework that need to be addressed as a matter of urgency if Victoria is to be adequately prepared for a prolonged heatwave.
Provides a summary of the High Court decision on builders' liability and the stakeholder reaction to it. It also explores the possible relationship between the decision and the amendments to the Home Building Act 1989 which are about to come into force.