Water Services Association of Australia and UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures

released 13 October 2020

The paper is intended for use by water utilities and the broader water sector to better understand the challenges and transformation required to
implement a circular economy approach. It is supported by 15 international and Australian case studies showcasing the future possibilities for the
urban water industry.

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Impact Investment Group (IIG)

released 15 October 2020

We’ve restructured the report this year around impact areas rather than
investment teams, bringing our purpose to the centre. As with last year’s report, we’ve designed this report to offer learnings to our investors, our investees, our team, our partners, and the broader sector striving toward embedding positive impact into our systems and ways of working and being.

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Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) University of New South Wales (UNSW) & Australian PV Institute (APVI)

released 18 October 2020

This report presents an analysis of the rooftop solar potential of government and public buildings in five diverse Queensland Local Government Areas (LGAs), along with detailed rooftop analysis and PV system design for five case-study buildings.

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prepared for the Water Services Association of Australia, by Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

released 13 October 2020

The paper is intended for use by water utilities and the broader water sector to better understand the challenges and transformation required to
implement a circular economy approach. It is supported by 15 international and Australian case studies showcasing the future possibilities for the
urban water industry.

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Commonwealth of Australia, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

released 12 October 2020

A new version of the Australian Government Crisis Management Framework (AGCMF) (Version 2.3) has been released, to come into effect from Monday 12 October 2020. The updates ensure that arrangements which set out the Australian Government’s response to emergencies and natural disasters are up to date in preparation for the 2020-2021 high-risk weather season.

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The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC)

released 12 October 2020

The economic modelling compared an ‘orderly transition’ scenario, in which Australia adopts a stronger 2030 emissions reduction target and a 2050 net zero goal, with a ‘hothouse’ scenario marked by current emissions trajectories and policy approaches.

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