Applications open for $10 million in regional Victorian recycling grants

Applications opened on Wednesday for round one of the Victorian Regional Recycling Fund, with grants up to $500,000 each available to upgrade resource recovery centres. The funding would “strengthen regional Victoria’s recycling network” by upgrading regionally significant facilities, according to the government.   “These regional facilities are the building blocks for a robust recycling network that…

Green hydrogen is coming – and these Australian regions are well placed to build our new export industry

By Steven Percy, Swinburne University of Technology You might remember hearing a lot about green hydrogen last year, as global pressure mounted on Australia to take stronger action on climate change ahead of the COP26 Glasgow summit last November. The government predicts green hydrogen exports and domestic use could be worth up to A$50 billion…