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Last chance to view the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Australian Museum

Press release December 19, 2018
Australian Museum
There are only six weeks left to see popular photographic exhibition, Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018, which must close on 28 January 2019.

Turning old clothes into high-end building materials

Press release December 19, 2018
UNSW Sydney
Researchers at UNSW Sydney have developed an effective process to turn old clothing and textiles into high-quality building products such as flat panels.

Adviser Ratings & Netwealth form data partnership

Press release December 18, 2018
Adviser Ratings
Sydney, NSW: Adviser Ratings today announced a partnership with Netwealth, Australia’s largest specialist super and investment platform, for the provision of data insights on the wealth management channel.

Integrating renewable energy into the oil and gas industry

Press release December 18, 2018
Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Australian oil and gas company Santos will begin converting the pumps on their oil wells to solar and battery power, as part of an Australian-first trial that will reduce emissions from oil production.

People want politicians out of research grant funding decisions

Press release December 17, 2018 Australians overwhelming want politicians out of the decision-making process for approvals of research grants, according to new findings.


Press release December 15, 2018 Today, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) and key national medical groups have been joined by Professor John Pollaers, Chair of the 2018 Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce, in calling on Prime Minister Morrison, the Government and all sides of the Australian Parliament, to legislate and fund minimum staffing ratios that deliver the holistic care plans required to ensure safe and best practice care for all elderly Australians.

Enough is enough - 3 years of homelessness data show service reforms failing people experiencing homelessness

Press release December 14, 2018 Urgent action is required to address the demand for homelessness services – in 2017/18 over 71,000 clients were supported by homelessness services in New South Wales according to data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

The Long Dry: Why the world's water supplies are shrinking

Press release December 13, 2018
The Long Dry Why the worlds water supplies are shrinking
A global study has found a paradox: our water supplies are shrinking at the same time as climate change is generating more intense rain. And the culprit is the drying of soils, say researchers, pointing to a world where drought-like conditions will become the new normal, especially in regions that are already dry.

Patient education for helping low back pain remains backed by guidelines

Press release December 12, 2018
NPS MedicineWise
A new NPS MedicineWise article explains that although a recent study found ‘intensive’ education on low back pain does not improve outcomes, basic education remains a cornerstone for management of low back pain and is recommended in Australian and international guidelines.

Have franchisors killed franchising?

Press release December 12, 2018 Unethical franchisors have led the franchising industry to the point it may no longer be a viable business model. The newly formed Australian Association of Franchisees (AAF), are calling for this conduct to stop and for new legal foundations to underpin the industry for the sake of the ethical franchisors and all franchisees.

The era of talking buildings has arrived

Press release December 11, 2018
The era of talking buildings has arrived
An Australian company, using a wireless solution developed by UNSW, is rolling out technology across the country that allows buildings to monitor themselves and report problems autonomously – and even talk to your smartphone.

1 in 4 breast cancers potentially preventable

Press release December 10, 2018 Cancer Australia has today launched an extensive new website that provides up-to-date evidence-based information on 68 risk factors for breast cancer.