Category Archives: Cool Websites

Australian Consumer Law Resources

Consumer Affairs Victoria provides via their website Australian Consumer Law Resources to assist businesses  comply with relevant Fair Trading and Consumer Laws. Specialised focs document are available to assist organizations negotiate these laws, with the following topics available to name a few: … Continue reading

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Australia – Regional Water Information

A new “Cool Website” for those interested in Regional Water Information – Hydroclimatic Conditions, Water Use, Trends and Averages Visit   http://www.bom.gov.au/water/rwi/#ra_tt/001/2014

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Flexible e-Learning Tools

The Australian Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education brings you Flexible Learning under their National VET E-learning Strategy 2012 – 2015, to assist the Vocational Education sector capitalise on the rollout of the National Broadband Network.  One … Continue reading

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Responsible Packaging

Good Environmental Choice Australia have reported on a  new online tool that will help manufacturers and designers improve the recyclability of their packaging. The Packaging Recyclability Evaluation Portal (PREP) tool has been developed by Planet Ark and GreenChip which aims … Continue reading

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NCC Standards Interactive House

SAI Global has prepared for your use a web site that provides NCC Standards Interactive House where you can view the Australian National Construction Code (NCC), Building Code of Australia (BCA) Housing Provisions (Volume 2) and the Plumbing Code of … Continue reading

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Watermatch – Southern Victoria Water Trading Portal

Southern Rural Water (based at Maffra) has created an online forum for water trading called Watermatch. Once registered then Watermatch enables you to place an ad or view ads for buying or selling water from the following sources: – Ground water … Continue reading

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Explore your Area – Flora and Fauna

The Atlas of Living Australia has a very useful website and Flora and Fauna Database entitled Explore your area where you can enter your postcode/address etc. and see what species have been identified as residing in you area of choice. … Continue reading

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Ethical Consumer Guide

The Ethical Consumer Guide website has been setup to help you make ETHICAL shopping choices based on positive performance for environment, social, animals, and business governance considerations. The website is produced by the Ethical Consumer Group, a community based not … Continue reading

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Incident Alert – Vic and SA

Incident Alert is an alert system for fires and incidents within Victoria and South Australia. Incident Maps, are freely available and cover both Regional and Urban areas and information is sourced from CFA, CFS,  DSE fires and MFB and MFS … Continue reading

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Air Panorama 360 – 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Air Panorama 360 – 3D Virtual Tours Around the World This is the most exciting website I’ve seen in a while. Friends have reported to using this to plan their holiday’s. It’s very exciting use of modern technology.  

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