Industry News

  • 3rd Feb 16 12:00 AM

    New Code Allows for Eight-Storey Timber Buildings

    What's changed? How to build timber buildings up to 25m and reduce costs by up to 25%

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  • 2nd Feb 16 12:00 AM

    ISA Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Awards

    Nomination are open for the 2016 Awards of Distinction and the True Professionals of Arboriculture. Submit your nominations by 1 February 2016.

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  • 2nd Feb 16 12:00 AM

    ISA Seeking Nominations for Board

    ISA is Seeking Qualified Nominees from its Membership for Positions on the ISA Board for a General Membership Election. Deadline to submit Nominations is 29 February 2016.

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  • 1st Feb 16 12:00 AM

    Change accelerates 'wood first' policies

    Study after study is showing that timber buildings are not only faster and easier to build, they are also cheaper - which is good news for both builders and those commissioning them. More councils are adopting a Wood Encouragement Policy.

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  • 28th Jan 16 12:00 AM

    Get Your 2016 Environment Action Planner

    Whether you want cartridge recycling box, get in contact with nature or plant a tree - we have a campaign for you

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  • 25th Jan 16 12:00 AM

    AAEE 2016: Call for Abstracts

    The AAEE2016 Conference Program Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for presentation at the AAEE2016 meeting in Adelaide. Submissions are sought for papers, posters, workshops, panel discussions and round table presentations. All abstracts must follow the instructions listed below and be submitted online by 18 March 2016. Visit the conference website for further information, aaee2016.com

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  • 25th Jan 16 12:00 AM

    ISA and UAA Focus on Growth and Expansion

    ISA and the UAA announce a new affiliate agreement that moves UAA to a more autonomous administrative relationship. Read the full details of this new affiliate agreement.

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  • 21st Jan 16 12:00 AM

    New Year, New Products

    If you're looking for ways to reduce your environmental impact, switch to these household items to achieve just that. These products join the growing trend of greener alternatives that make it easier for you to make the planet happier.

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  • 21st Jan 16 12:00 AM

    How To Save On Waste Costs

    There are opportunities for businesses to save costs by managing their waste more effectively. But how is it done? Check out why this Aussie family company is now saving $50,000 a year through better waste management.

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  • 19th Jan 16 12:00 AM

    Back at work? keep that vacation feeling with some 'Green' time...

    Am I still on my summer vacation I hear you ask? No, I'm on my lunch break, spending time in nature. Research confirms the benefits of time spent in natural environments.

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  • 15th Jan 16 12:00 AM

    Look Who's Recycled 30 Million Cartridges

    Well done Australia! We have just hit 30 million cartridges recycled since 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' began in 2003.

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  • 8th Jan 16 12:00 AM

    What does January mean for a Christmas Tree?

    If you have a plastic tree in storage, find out what this time of year means for live trees. Their life cycle extends further than the Christmas season.

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  • 4th Jan 16 12:00 AM

    ISA Holiday Office Closure

    ISA Headquarters will be closed Thursday, 24 December through Friday, 1 January for the Holiday Season and will reopen Monday, 4 January 2016. Happy Holidays from all of us in Champaign, IL.

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  • 23rd Dec 15 12:00 AM

    Love a Tree

    Whether you're a fan of that genuine pine aroma or you prefer the utility of an artificial tree, you can keep your tree a little bit greener this Christmas. Cut live trees can have a second life as mulch or compost to help enrich the soil of other plants, while artificial trees can be reused for decades if properly cared for. It's the 12th Do of Christmas!

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  • 21st Dec 15 12:00 AM

    Give someone a (indoor) tree this Christmas!

    Still looking for that perfect last minute gift? We've come up with some indoor plant recommendations which not only look good but also clean the air and bring a little bit of nature into your home.

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  • 21st Dec 15 12:00 AM

    'Tis the Season to De-Clutter

    Is the shed or garage full of old and broken bits and pieces? Is there a DIY renovation job that you've been putting off? The Christmas and New Year break is a great time to start over, to get those nagging jobs done, to tidy and de-clutter the house and to put valuable resources back to work.

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  • 20th Dec 15 12:00 AM

    Website Issue Rectified

    We are pleased to inform that the website issues experienced for new and existing members has now been fixed. If you haven't already registered for Association membership, now is the time. You can also email admin@aaee.org.au if you have any queries. We thank you for your patience and understanding and look forward to you joining us […]

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  • 20th Dec 15 12:00 AM

    AAEE December ozEEnews

    The December Issue #133 of ozEEnews is now out. In this Issue, we take a look at some of the significant EE events that have occurred throughout the year such as the recent NSW AAEE Conference (p3) and recognises Environmental Educator of the Year Winner, Jem Hansen (p4). We’ve also had representation overseas at the Japanese Society of Environmental […]

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  • 19th Dec 15 12:00 AM

    Cleaner Transport

    Travelling, whether across town or across the country, is one of the activities that many Aussies enjoy at Christmas but it can come at a financial and environmental cost. A few simple actions can help you reduce emissions and waste, improve safety and even save money.

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  • 17th Dec 15 12:00 AM

    Batteries Included

    Single-use batteries use around 50 times more energy in their production than they provide. But there are many ways you and your batteries can help preserve our natural resources, soil and waterway. Including rechargeable batteries and a recharger with battery powered gifts is one.

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