In January 2019, Professor Zhiguo Yuan, Director of The University of Queensland’s Advanced Water Management Centre, was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia. This award recognises his significant service to science through urban water management, and to higher education.
The Australian Labor Party has announced that, if elected, it will replace the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) with a new fund, aimed at increasing infrastructure projects, like gas pipelines, across Queensland and the Northern Territory.
The Queensland Government has reached a pivotal moment in the planned $1 billion overhead high-voltage electricity transmission line, due to connect major energy users and North West Queensland’s public to the national electricity grid.
SAP is one of the largest vendors of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, with a variety of modules to manage business operations and customer relations. The SAP Australian User Group (SAUG) is an independent not-for-profit member organisation with the sole purpose of working as a strategic partner of the Australian SAP community (including SAP acquired companies – SuccessFactors, Ariba, Concur, hybris, Fieldglass and Qualtrics).
The Western Australian Government will support the deployment of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) on the South West Interconnected System (SWIS), with Western Power set to install 238,000 advanced meters over the next three years.