The Western Australian government has announced a $3 billion investment towards transitioning to a cleaner and more sustainable energy future.
The investment is part of the government's commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and will fund a range of initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and supporting the development Technology Read More
Energy Minister Bill Johnston today announced Project Symphony, an initiative that will demonstrate how large numbers of batteries, rooftop solar panels and large appliances (such as air conditioners and electric hot water systems) can be co-ordinated into a Virtual Power Plant (VPP).
VPPs combine individual systems to create community-scale systems that Read More
Innovation and ICT Minister Dave Kelly today announced that the WA Government would invest $150,000 from the New Industries Fund towards the immediate establishment of a manufacturing facility for the Avicena rapid virus testing machine.
Western Australian start-up Avicena Systems is behind the innovative testing technology which uses saliva samples and COVID-19 Read More
The ACCC claims Google's open letter contains misinformation about the draft news media bargaining code.
Related: Australian news media to negotiate payment with major digital platforms
The ACCC has stated that Google will not be required to charge Australians for the use of its free services such as Google Search and Read More
The State Government will bring forward the Western Australian Renewable Hydrogen Strategy targets by a decade and invest $22 million to develop hydrogen supply, meet growing demand for the clean fuel and create jobs.
Part of the WA Recovery Plan, the accelerated targets and nine studies and projects will boost the Read More
The State Government is injecting $8.1 million to commence planning for a Western Australian Electronic Medical Record System that will improve safety, efficiency and patient experience.
The system is one of the key recommendations of the Sustainable Health Review, which prioritised the delivery of patient-centric, high-quality and financially sustainable healthcare across Read More
As part of the COVID-19 Recovery Plan, the WA Government will drive more local manufacturing opportunities, to become more self-sufficient and create a pipeline of Western Australian jobs.
In a first for WA, the State Government will launch a feasibility study into producing wind turbine components locally.
This is the first time Read More
Australian media will be able to bargain with Google and Facebook to quickly secure fair payment for news content if a draft mandatory code released by the ACCC today is adopted.
The draft code is aimed at addressing acute bargaining power imbalances between Australian news businesses and Google and Facebook, including Google Read More
WA Government-owned energy supplier, Horizon Power, will invest $21 million in Kimberley infrastructure projects focused on renewable energy technologies to kick-start the State's economy as part of the WA Recovery Plan.
The Kimberley region will receive a suite of innovative, clean energy projects that will create jobs and improve the State's Read More
A series of NASA flight tests has successfully demonstrated technologies that achieve a significant reduction in the noise generated by aircraft and heard by communities near airports.
The Acoustic Research Measurement (ARM) flights, which concluded in May, at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, tested technology to address airframe noise, Travel & Tourism Read More