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Climate

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NEW | The Australian Climate Service
”We do face more extreme weather events due to changing climate and this is about being prepared, and being able to take steps to make our communities more resilient.”“The Australian Government will invest $210 million to create the Australian Climate Service and strengthen Australia’s position as a world leader in anticipating and adapting to the impacts of a changing climate.””The collaboration between the Bureau of Meteorology, the CSIRO, ABS and Geoscience Australia is a key starting point that will build and be informed by a growing range of sources.”MORE > https://ausclimateaction.uk/updates/introducing-australian-climate-service/
11 May 2021 by Maria MacNama...

Startup

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No code tools cut the cost of validating an MVP
Validating an MVP can cost time and money startups don’t have. No code tools such as glide, webflow, bubble and z
11 May 2021 by Maria MacNama...

Industrial

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Rove Concepts reinvents the wheelchair with advanced manufacturing
“Users push themselves around for as many as 12 hours a day, day after day, week, month, year and decade. If you can lighten the
11 May 2021 by Maria MacNama...

Wellbeing

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Women's police stations
“Professor Carrington, a long-time researcher in gender equality and violence prevention, has proposed a trial of women’s poli
29 April 2021 by Maria MacNama...

Wellbeing

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Innovation in superannuation
Seniors are "afraid of running out of money, as they cannot estimate how long they will live. So, they draw only the minimum pension required.""QSuper, one of Australia’s largest super funds, has launched a new product – the Lifetime Pension – which pays a fortnightly income for life. It is designed to ensure you or your estate get back at least your initial investment, irrespective of how long you live.Ideally, you would receive your return by income but, in case of premature death, it may be by death benefit."MORE > https://www.smh.com.au/money/super-and-retirement/finally-a-super-idea-for-extra-retirement-income-20210427-p57msz.html
28 April 2021 by Maria MacNama...

AI

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NASA | How girls can become engineers
NASA is hosting “Taking Flight: How Girls Can Grow Up to Be Engineers” seriesYou can meet women working on @NASA missions on Mars and beyond. They’ll answer questions and give you tips on getting your ideas off the ground. Apr. 29, 1pm PT/4pm ET/2000 GMT MORE: http://go.nasa.gov/WatchIngenuity
28 April 2021 by Maria MacNama...