PC to investigate supply chain vulnerabilty

The federal government has given the Productivity Commission the task of reviewing Australia’s supply chain vulnerabilities and risks following the shocks of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Productivity Commission will look at Australia’s supply chains, as well as longer term trends in relation to Australia’s linkages and dependencies on international trade and assess whether vulnerabilities or…

$2.6 m in grants for Victorian infrastructure projects using recycled products

Nineteen projects by Victorian local councils and alpine resort management boards have been awarded a total of $2.6 million in state funding to support infrastructure projects using recycled material. According to a statement by the state government, the projects supported under the Sustainable Infrastructure Fund would cumulatively create 388 new jobs and recycle over 2,000…