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Victoria delays implementation of national arrangements for metering competition

The Victorian government has decided that it will not transition to the new national smart meter rule until 2021.  The new rule, which is intended to facilitate a market-led deployment of ‘advanced’ meters and metering competition, commences on 1 December in South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory. 357 more words

Smart Meter

Celebrate Victoria's climate change act, but we still need to do so much more

The Victorian climate Act has passed state parliament. (See this Storify)

Victoria is back on track taking climate action with the passage of the upgraded Victorian Climate Change Act through parliament with support of the Greens and cross bench MLCs Fiona Pattern (Sex Party) and Western region independant James Purcell. 790 more words

Victorian Government

Cannabidiol Fast-tracked into Australia to Treat Epileptic Children

AUSTRALIA – The Victorian government is leading the way in the international community by fast tracking accessibility of the medicinal cannabidiol oral solution for children with epilepsy. 283 more words

Health/Environment

Social enterprises

I know very little about social enterprises, and I’m keen to better understand this market.

The Victorian Social Enterprise Strategy is here.

Power distributors advocate optional smart meters in Victoria - But will the Victorian Labor Government listen?

Last year the Victorian Government, through the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), issued an Options paper asking for feedback on proposed changes to the way electricity metering is installed and managed in Victoria. 748 more words

Smart Meter

Respectful Relationships now compulsory across Victoria

The Respectful Relationships curriculum is now compulsory across Victorian schools and early childhood learning centres. Children will be first introduced to material in kindergarten.

With all the attention on the now unravelling… 1,067 more words

Australia

We can learn from NSW...sometimes

I know we like to dislike our northern neighbours in NSW, but sometimes we really ought to take notice and learn from their example. No, I don’t mean playing football with an oversized egg or drinking their faux coffee. 756 more words

Ethics