Renewable energy for Rottnest Island

The Western Australian government is continuing its investment in Rottnest Island with a $62 million commitment from the upcoming 2022-23 State Budget.

WA urged to go it alone on renewables

Influential energy and climate economist Professor Ross Garnaut says Western Australia should adopt a state based emissions intensity scheme. He is recommending and Emissions Intensity Scheme (EIS) for the state. Professor Garnaut said WA could lead the world as a clean energy superpower. He believes its vast resources of renewable energy, and its isolation from […]

WA councils hammer rate pegging pledge

 By Paul Hemsley Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) President Troy Pickard has condemned an election promise by the state’s Labor Opposition to cap council rates and align them with movements in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Mr Pickard claims the rate pegging plan is likely to cause losses of local services and facilities. The […]


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