Tasmania to build $2 billion wind farm

By Paul Hemsley Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings has backed a move to build the largest wind farm in the southern hemisphere on King Island at a cost of $2 billion. Ms Giddings expects the project to provide “enormous benefits” to the Tasmanian economy, which has struggled due to a two speed economy, according to the […]

Australia’s first public sector carbon audit misses forestry

By Ju Yeon Jung The Tasmanian Government has released the reports on its whole-of-government carbon emissions audit, the first of its kind in Australia.  Premier David Bartlett launched the 900-page report by consultancy firm Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) which reviewed energy consumption in 25 key government departments and ministers’ office, as well as emissions from car […]


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