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  1. Australia Taxpayers' Funding Of Murray-Darling Basin Corporate Expansion Labeled "A National Disgrace"

    8 Jul 2019- 10:51 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE ABC News (Australia) Australian taxpayers have given a huge corporation more than $40 million, enabling it to expand irrigation in the Murray-Darling Basin under an environmental scheme that has been label ...

    Local Press Report - 07/08/2019 - 10:58

  2. Index Foresees Climate Change As Threat To Global Peace In Next Decade

    24 Jun 2019- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The annual Global Peace Index produced by Australia's Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) suggests that climate change will impose a threat of conflict to many countries in the next ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2019 - 07:59

  3. Australia Government Considers Crack-down On Water Profiteers

    23 Jun 2019- 08:04 by Local Press Report CANBERRA 9 News Investment companies making “ridiculous” profits from selling water to struggling farmers are on notice, as the Federal Government considers shutting them down. Federal Water Minister David Littlepr ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 08:04

  4. Climate Apocalypse Now, Horror, Horror, Say Researchers

    11 Jun 2019- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A new report on climate change from the Australian think-tank, Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, has taken a radical, almost apocalyptic view of the impact and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:25

  5. Salt Operation To Yield High Value Chemical Product In Western Australia

    22 May 2019- 05:21 by Local Press Report Sydney The West Australian A private company is eyeing up to $1 billion in annual revenue from a proposal to convert wastewater from Dampier Salt’s operation near Karratha into a high-value chemical product. Sydney ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2019 - 05:21

  6. Water Restrictions For Sydney Unless Drought Eases

    7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report SYDNEY ABC News (Australia) Water restrictions will be introduced in Sydney if drought conditions don't ease in the next three months, according a report on dwindling dam levels in New South Wales. Since April ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2019 - 07:01

  7. Australia Governing Coalition Pledges Water Market Review

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report CANBERRA ABC News (Australia) Fair water trading and cheap on-farm loans are at the centre of a Coalition pre-election promise to boost Australia's agriculture sector. But the Liberals' and Nationals' ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

  8. Australia: Former Water Minister Rejects Water Buyback Deal Criticism

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report CANBERRA The Sydney Morning Herald Former water minister Barnaby Joyce signed off on a controversial water buyback deal without questioning key details, including links to the Cayman Islands, because it was "n ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  9. OOSKAnews Correction re: "Australia Looks To Mine The Moon For Water Within Five Years"

    4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report CANBERRA Science Times An April 4 OOSKAnews Local Press Report "Australia Looks To Mine The Moon For Water Within Five Years" incorrectly  stated that the Australian Space Agency wants to mine water on the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/09/2019 - 15:50

  10. Global Sustainable Investment Assets Exceed $30 Trillion USD

    4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Analysis & Policy Observatory The fourth edition of biennial report continues to be the only report collating results from the market studies of regional sustainable investment forums from Europe, the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2019 - 11:19

  11. New South Wales: "Threats" And "Aggression" Force Water Minister's Resignation

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report SYDNEY ABC News (Australia) When threats were levelled at Niall Blair, his family and his staff for his management of water policy, he knew it was time to step down from the New South Wales ministry. The Nationals ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2019 - 06:07

  12. Drought, Poor Management Caused Fish Deaths

    20 Feb 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The Australian Academy of Science released a report February 10 examining the recent devastating fish deaths in the Darling River. The report was commissioned by the opposition Labor Party (A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 10:20

  13. Adani Group Under Spotlight Again After Another Mine Waste Spill

    13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall Februa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2019 - 13:44

  14. Dam Fire Threatens Melbourne's Biggest Water Supply

    1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Australian Broadcasting Company Authorities said a blaze burning on the banks of Melbourne's largest dam for the past week could threaten the city's water supply, as the state braced for another ...

    Local Press Report - 02/01/2019 - 08:08

  15. Long-Term Trend Analysis Shows Increasing Frequency Of "Food Shocks"

    31 Jan 2019- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Info HOBART, Australia Sudden losses to food production ("Shocks") and their consequences across land and sea pose cumulative threats to global sustainability. New research launched January 29 by the University of ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 01/31/2019 - 09:36

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