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Healthcare

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Sydney study makes fatal baby condition treatable
The NSW state government will permanently fund screening for a rare but devastating genetic disorder with a high infant death rate
26 June 2022 by Lynn Wood

Governance

A new era of reform is needed
Stephen Walters, NSW Chief Economist, gave an excellent presentation at EY for the Sydney Financial Forum about the Australian economy and its prospects. Due to strong headwinds affecting energy prices, as well as inflation related to events in the Ukraine and China, he stressed the need for reform to improve productivity. Areas he considered need major reforms are:Tax incentivesEarly learningEmployment of WomenInternational migrationVocational educationEnergy - in ST ensure available supply meets demand. LT make transition to net zeroMake it easier for people to enter the housing marketConnect universities with ideas to possibilities for commercialisationBring more retired people back into the workforce
17 June 2022 by Lynn Wood

Industrial

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Innovating the way we watch TV with Ambilight technology
Philips Ambilight TV leverages cutting-edge technology by implementing LEDs behind the edges of the TV screen. The LEDs project
15 June 2022 by Lynn Wood

Dining

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A robot waiter joins cafe team
A Canberra cafe has welcomed an autonomous robot waiter to its team after months of desperately searching for new staff.Union
13 June 2022 by Lynn Wood

Wellbeing

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Extra parental leave for NSW workers who split child rearing equally
The NSW public sector will offer 14 weeks’ paid parental leave under a government plan to scrap the distinction between primary
12 June 2022 by Lynn Wood

Wellbeing

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A school shop to learn about entrepreneurship
Just like you can start an exercise regimen to lose weight, gain strength, or improve your health, you can improve mental wellbein
11 June 2022 by Lynn Wood