Latest News for: Canberra waste


Jacqui Lambie loses it after your tax dollars were spent on teddy bears for politicians

Cedar News 28 Feb 2024
Commenters on Senator Lambie’s post agreed with her that the gift was a waste of taxpayers’ money. “It wasn’t until I worked in Canberra that I saw the waste surrounding the ‘next idea’ by politicians and the public service,” one person wrote.

Mulch at centre of NSW asbestos crisis also contained ‘construction and demolition waste’

The Observer 21 Feb 2024
The environment watchdog says recycled mulch at the centre of New South Wales’ contamination crisis has been found to contain “construction and demolition waste” in contravention of state rules– as well as asbestos.

China success, Western failure in revolutionary Myanmar

Asiatimes 27 Jan 2024
The highly anticipated Burma Act in the United States has produced literally nothing, and whilst humanitarian assistance is important, diplomatic capital is tokenistic and governance support wasteful.

Labor caucus meeting on cost of living deemed a ‘photo-op’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 22 Jan 2024
So this is just us being allowed to keep a little bit more of our money for us to spend, rather than send it all to Canberra for government to waste.” ....

King Charles pays light-hearted tribute to comedian Barry Humphries at Sydney memorial service

Oakridger 15 Dec 2023
King Charles III and Queen Camilla marked the King's 75th birthday at the launch of The Coronation Food Project, which aims to bridge the gap between food waste and food need the U.K ... CANBERRA, ...

Sustainable development

Manila Bulletin 15 Nov 2023
Stockholm, Sweden generates bio-fuel which powers vehicles, this energy being derived from sewage waste ... Zurich, Switzerland produces 80 percent of its electricity with renewable energy resources and 40 percent of its waste gets recycled.

Carbon Copy: New Method of Recycling Carbon Fiber Shows Potential

Technology Org 29 Oct 2023
However, a UNSW Canberra researcher has developed a method to recycle it in a way that not only wastes less of the material, but also uses less energy and leaves more of it intact and able to be turned into more useful new products.

ACT businesses could be fined $40,000 for improperly recycling, disposing of food scraps as part ...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 24 Oct 2023
Canberra businesses could eventually face fines of up to $40,000 for improperly disposing of their food waste as part of the ACT government's push to create a circular economy ... .

I’m voting yes to the voice for a brighter future for all Australian kids

The Observer 09 Oct 2023
But I am also hopeful. I am hopeful Australians will recognise it makes sense to give First Nations people a say on matters affecting our communities, especially after decades of failed policies and wasteful programs dreamed up in Canberra ... Matt Kean ... .

Whitewashing Down Under: The Vietnam War Fifty Years On

GlobalResearch 30 Aug 2023
... Peking-directed affair rather than an indigenous movement keen to remove foreign influence, and we have a conflict not merely futile on the part of Canberra and Washington, but wasteful and criminal.

Morning Mail: sports stars join yes campaign, Solomons reject ‘unneighbourly’ Australia, China sets heat record

The Observer 17 Jul 2023
Morning everyone ... Plus, Full Story asks why orcas are apparently trying to sink yachts.Australia ... The federal court will hand down its decision on a nuclear waste dump on Barngarla lands. The warship USS Canberra arrives in Sydney for commissioning ... .

Australia Pushes for Global Accord to Curb Plastic Waste

Voa News 31 May 2023
A United Nations committee is meeting to work on a global pact that aims to end plastic waste ... About two-thirds are short-lived products that soon become waste ... Other Australian states and territories have developed a range of laws on plastic waste.

Tears, hysterics, a false start ... and an Albo Aboriginal Voice speech: BRITTANY CHAIN goes ...

The Daily Mail 24 May 2023
The clock struck zero and Mr Modi's fans erupted ... Hot off a plane from Canberra, where the Voice to Parliament referendum debate is raging in the House of Representatives, the Australian PM did not waste an opportunity to preach to the masses ... He said.

Waste workers strike over job security concerns and overtime pay reduction

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 11 Apr 2023
Waste workers across depots in Sydney and Canberra will walk off the job today after negotiations with Cleanaway and the Transport Workers Union broke down ... .