Minerals Council of Australia

released 1 September 2017

Nuclear energy was banned less than two decades ago in Australia, a decision that has cost the nation significant global investment and scientific collaboration on new nuclear technologies.


Sustainable Business Australia (SBA)

31 August 2017

The report “Climate Action in 2017 – Insights into the readiness of Australian business to disclose climate-related financial risks and opportunities” is based on research by SBA using the CDP climate disclosures from the ASX200 and analysis and insights by leading environmental and energy management advisory firm, Energetics.


The Climate Council

released 30 August 2017

The ‘Renewables Ready: States Leading the Charge,’ report shows South Australia, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory are all leading the renewables race, while the Federal Government remains stuck at the starting block.


The Australia Institute

released 28 August 2017

Little data is available to the public on the clean-up from the mining boom. State government agencies often lack basic information on how many mines are in operation, with still less published on closures and abandonments.


Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University

released 18 August 2017

The Australian Beliefs and Attitudes Towards Science Survey, conducted by Dr Rod Lamberts from CPAS and commissioned by the Australian Government, explored attitudes to vaccinations, genetically modified foods, fracking and climate change among other science-related matters.


Government Architect New South Wales

released 21 August 2017

Better Placed is an integrated design policy for the built environment of NSW. It seeks to capture our collective aspiration and expectations for the places where we work, love and play. It creates a clear approach to ensure we get the good design that will deliver the architecture, public places and environments we want to inhabit now and those we make for the future.