$358,000 Carbon Tax hit to Knox Hospitals

The Federal Government’s Carbon Tax has hit local health provider Eastern Health, which runs the Angliss Hospital and Wantirna Health, costing it more than $358,000 in higher energy costs over the past 6 months alone according to an audit by the Victorian Department of Health. The analysis showed that almost 20% of Eastern Health’s energy…

Internet opens door to tertiary sector

Australian Financial Review“A thousand year old industry on the cusp of profound change”.  This is how global business consultants Ernst & Young describe the changes hitting our tertiary sector as a result of the digital revolution. It is a dramatic statement, but is probably right. For a thousand years, the university model has been largely…

Run, jog or walk for a good cause!

Federal Member for Aston and this year’s Patron of the Knox Relay for Life has urged residents to get involved by signing up or sponsor a local participant to help raise money for the Cancer Council. The Knox Relay for Life will take place at the Knox Athletics Track in Knoxfield over the weekend of…