Huge swathes of land to be opened for resource exploration

Story Published: 12 Oct 2017

THE State Government has outlined its plans for the release of more than 19,000 sq km of coal, gas and oil exploration...

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Premier denies plan for 26c airconditioning limit

Story Published: 10 Oct 2017

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls asked Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk whether Queensland would have secure energy supply this...

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Curb on airconditioner use for Qld could be on cards

Story Published: 10 Oct 2017

HOUSEHOLDS and businesses may be told to restrict airconditioner use and have power switched off on some hardwired...

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POLLIE TICKLED: So much hot air in energy policy

Story Published: 8 Oct 2017

There's a few ways of going about this new environmental policy.

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Jobs bonanza on its way thanks to power of the sun

Story Published: 25 Sep 2017

STACKED up one after the other, the numbers behind the approved solar farms across the Toowoomba and Western Downs local...

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250MW solar plant to generate 300 jobs

Story Published: 21 Sep 2017

THE REGION'S solar boom brightened even further this week, with the approval of a 250MW solar farm west of Toowoomba.

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'Lights out by January': Joyce warns of power blackouts

Story Published: 21 Sep 2017

THE lights will be out by January, Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has warned, unless coal fired generators keep their...

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Why recycling water has become inevitable

Story Published: 19 Sep 2017

The south-east's growing population and climate change makes water recycling an inevitability, according to a keynote...

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Honour for USQ climate change and energy researcher

Story Published: 17 Sep 2017

A USQ researcher has secured a fellowship with two prestigious universities for his insights on data science, future...

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