Approximately 70 per cent of the population of Pacific Island countries lack access to basic sanitation. Sanitation access in Pacific Island schools and healthcare facilities is among the lowest in the world. This has been revealed in the new WaterAid Australia report, "Healthy Environments, Resilient Communities: The vital role of sanitation for improving climate resilience in the Pacific."

WaterAid Australia report on environments and communities

Approximately 70 per cent of the population of Pacific Island countries lack access to basic sanitation. Sanitation access in Pacific Island schools and healthcare facilities is among the lowest in the world. This has been revealed in the new WaterAid Australia report, “Healthy Environments, Resilient Communities: The vital role of sanitation for improving climate resilience in the Pacific.” Read More
The Kingston District Council has taken a step forward in its bid to provide a new Community Wastewater Management System (CWMS). It received support from the State Government funded CWMS Program, managed by the Local Government Association (LGA).  The LGA received funding from the State Government to manage the CWMS Program, whose purpose is to provide funding to Councils to subsidise the construction and management of new CWMS schemes.

Council flushed with septic system support funds

The Kingston District Council has taken a step forward in its bid to provide a new Community Wastewater Management System (CWMS). It received support from the State Government funded CWMS Program, managed by the Local Government Association (LGA).  The LGA received funding from the State Government to manage the CWMS Program. The CWMS Program provides funding to Councils to subsidise the construction and management of new CWMS schemes. Read More