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Rise of Electric Cars Has Us Speeding To The End of Internal Combustion Engine

Of the 1,145,024 new cars sold in Australia last year, a mere 219 were electric and 12,625 hybrid. Yet all cars sold in Australia are likely to be purely electric far sooner than such starkly contrasting numbers might suggest. The issue is not whether the internal combustion engine, o
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Solar Thermal Power Plant Supporters and Locals Welcome Greenlighting of Port Augusta Project

The Port Augusta community and its clean energy supporters have welcomed the news that the world’s largest solar thermal power station will be built in the region. It was announced yesterday that US operator Solar Reserve would build the 150 megawatt power station known as the A
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$1.76M Offered To Increase Energy Efficiency

On Friday, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, announced the funding for owners and tenants to make their commercial buildings more energy efficient. Applications are now open from building owners, agents, tenants and facilities managers for the
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#Blog: Exploring Impact in The Sustainability and Social Space

An update from Senior Consultant, Maxine Bazeley. Lately I’ve been working to expand my network at industry events and introduction meetings in search of the real impact roles within property. Early last month Richard and I headed to Sydney, where we connected with engineering, asset
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#Blog: Thank You For The Thankless Jobs!

Thank you for the thankless jobs! Article by Richard Evans.  Earlier this year I came across an article that highlighted the most in-demand jobs in Australia for 2017. This list of top jobs stimulated a lot of discussion amongst our team here at Talent Nation. In particular we found o
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#Reflections: Being Bold for Change – An Evening with Tracey Fellows

Reflections by Maxine Bazeley. Last night I attended the CBRE offices in Melbourne for an International Women’s Day event organised by the YAICC. This group of young professionals had gathered to hear insights from the CEO of REA Group, Tracey Fellows. The interview led by YAICC’
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#Blog: The SDGs and You.

The run into Christmas seems to be getting busier by the year and the phrase “limping to the finish line” rang true with a majority of people we were chatting to in 2016’s final weeks. We were no different at Talent Nation and it was a welcome relief when 5:30pm on December 23rd came
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Market pulse: Talent Nation reveals the sustainable job hot spots

Property infrastructure, energy and social enterprises are hot spots in sustainability, according to sustainable, environmental and energy recruitment specialist Richard Evans. Evans, who is managing director of Talent Nation and chair of the Banksia Foundation, says the consultancies
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The Search for Purpose.

Now more than ever people are looking for more out of their careers. Employees want to work for purpose-driven organisations who are socially, environmentally & economically responsible and companies that value their people and their purpose, as well as their profits, are pulling
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