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Scientists and science enthusiasts alike took to the streets over the weekend on Earth Day to March for Science and support a worthwhile cause: facts. Of course the signs were amazing. Here are a few of the best and the geekiest signs from the March for Science rallies around the world. Because reason rules.
Far from their native home in eastern Africa, a group of former refugees have brought their traditional farming methods to their new home in Victoria’s north writes Dr Olivia Dun.
How can Australia boost women’s workforce participation? Associate Professor Susan Harris Rimmer tackles the topic head on, and urges us to take action right now!
As anybody who has ventured into a supermarket recently would know, Easter is upon us. So it’s no surprise that many Australians have chocolate on their mind. Or is Easter just a convenient excuse? After all, the country’s chocolate consumption is on the rise, with more Aussies eating chocolate bars, blocks and boxed chocolates than …
What happens after Cyclone Debbie is a familiar process. It has been repeated many times in cities around the world. The reason is that our cities are not designed for these types of events. Rob Roggema of the University of Technology Sydney discusses why we can actually design cities to withstand these natural disasters.
The ABC is reporting a war of words has erupted between a former war veteran and the foreign affairs department over its decision to remove the word “mateship” from a Kokoda memorial.
In this video below, Geoff Fahringer, who is an expert diver, demonstrates what to do in a sinking vehicle by rolling it down a ramp and into an 8 foot deep canal with him inside, and later in the video, with several people. For a dozen years, he’s been on the dive rescue team for the Collier …
The smells we put in everything from air fresheners to household cleaners are making a third of us feel sick, but there are no regulations for labelling the harmful chemicals they use. A University of Melbourne researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — …
Give someone an opportunity to Share the Dream! Batonbearers will inspire others with their passion and commitment to sport and community and be excited to represent and promote the Commonwealth Games.