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Governance

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A CONSTITUTIONAL COUNCIL GIVES A PATH TO A BETTER FUTURE
Once again, It looks like holistic tax reform will not be progressed for fear of meddling by the Senate. The Senate continues to
3rd July 2020 by Glenn Barnes 1 Comments
(2 vote(s), average 3.5 out of 5)

Industrial

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Sneakers made from used coffee
While few countries dominate coffee production, it’s consumed in vast amounts almost everywhere on the planet: around 2&nbs
3rd July 2020 by IdeaSpies 1 Comments
(4 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)

Agriculture

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Growing coloured cotton
CSIRO scientists have cracked cotton's molecular colour code, adding genes to make the plants produce a colour.While cotton is renewable, recyclable and biodegradable, it still needs to be dyed, and the use of sometimes harmful chemical dyes is considered a blot on the industry's environmental copybook.A move away from synthetic materials in favour of cotton would be an important step in protecting the environment. Synthetic microfibres end up staying in the environment and can do more damage than regular plastic. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-27/csiro-scientists-grow-coloured-cotton/12395250
3rd July 2020 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(2 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)

Artistic

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The first international artists commissioned to paint in Iran
Forty years after the Iranian Revolution, two Australian artists were given a rare opportunity to paint a mural in the country's capital.They are the first international artists invited and commissioned by the Tehran City Council and the Australian Embassy to paint a mural in the country.After three weeks of traveling Iran and studying the culture, the artists were inspired to paint two men they met in a bazaar, who were repairing a traditional Persian carpet.The finished mural is a six-storey high, 40 metre wide painting aptly called "The Carpet Repairmen".https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/australian-artists-paint-mural-in-iran/10804654
2nd July 2020 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(3 vote(s), average 4.3 out of 5)

Dining

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A new way to show menus
This new way of showing menus was seen at a cafe in Sydney. Clever for changing menus.
2nd July 2020 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(2 vote(s), average 3.5 out of 5)

Wellbeing

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1st July 2020 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(3 vote(s), average 4 out of 5)