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Governance

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The soul in the machine
We make machines, but do our machines also make us? And who's in control really? Superstar anthropologist, technologist, futurist, cyberneticist, and Silicon Valley insider Genevieve Bell join Natasha Mitchell and guests to talk machines, minds and messing with the code to make the world so much better....MOREhttps://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sciencefriction/genevieve-bell-cybernetics-technology-anthropology/14110770?fbclid=IwAR19RSNdXqtICPBR1CG9qIYZcaBygtTFddHXVJVXExFA0tANFNL6SpRVuX0
5 December 2022 by Maria MacNama...

Industrial

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National Reconstruction Fund - Building the economy for the future
The Hon. Ed Husic MP at the National Press Club on 29 November 2022"The NRF will not be doing everything. It will be doing important things. And every company that approaches the NRF will need to be prepared appropriately. They will need a business plan. They will need to show how they propose to build solid companies, that generate a return and support the creation of secure, well-paid jobs."....TRANSCRIPThttps://www.minister.industry.gov.au/ministers/husic/speeches/national-press-club-address-building-economy-future...WATCHhttps://lnkd.in/g9rcZEei
29 November 2022 by Maria MacNama...

Climate

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Australian Climate Leaders Coalition
The Australian Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) is a group of cross-sectoral Australian corporate CEOs supporting the Paris Agreement commitments and setting public decarbonisation targets. Its purpose is to provide a common voice on why big business is seeing decarbonisation as a way to ensure long term economic sustainability – and how they can have an impact and realise competitive advantage through early action in an apolitical and non-confrontational manner.The CLC is action orientated and provides an open, confidential and authentic forum for CEOs to share the challenges of their decarbonisation journeys....MOREhttps://www.climateleaders.org.au/about/
28 November 2022 by Maria MacNama...

Climate

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Climate Tech Festival 2022
Climate tech has a critical role to play. Australia has a strong industry and has the opportunity to be a world leader. This festival brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, customers and supporters to build the solutions the world needs.Find out why climate tech is the most important sector in the startup world. Why investment is flowing 5x faster than any other industry. Learn about the innovative ways these founders are solving the biggest challenge of our time.‍DETAILSDec 7, 2022, 12-8pmAustralian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, SydneyTO BOOKhttps://events.humanitix.com/climate-tech-festival
28 November 2022 by Maria MacNama...

Governance

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National Reconstruction Fund
"The NRF will be an independent financier that operates commercially to deliver a positive rate of return."..."The NRF will provide a range of finance options including:> loans> equity investment> guarantees."..."It will be governed by a board who will make independent investment decisions guided by an investment mandate."The NRF will finance projects that align with the 7 priority areas to leverage Australia’s natural and competitive strengths.1. value-add in resources2. value-add in agriculture, forestry and fisheries 3. transport4. medical science5. renewables and low emission technologies6. defence capability 7. enabling capabilities."...Morehttps://bit.ly/3TE2HWJ
17 November 2022 by Maria MacNama...

Governance

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A precondition for economic prosperity is national security.
Speech by the Hon. Richard Marles, Minister for Defence and Deputy Prime Minister at The Sydney Institute Annual Dinner on 14 November 2022"Australia will prioritise cooperation in areas of shared interest – like combatting climate change, building health security and advancing the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific."...SPEECHhttps://www.minister.defence.gov.au/speeches/2022-11-14/address-sydney-institute-annual-dinner-lecture...TAKEOUTShttps://bit.ly/3O7PkwN
15 November 2022 by Maria MacNama...