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Hot air ahead of COP24

Hot air ahead of COP24

November 16, 2018

With the Katowice COP24 Climate Change Conference just over two weeks away, the progress of Australia’s commitments to the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) and The Paris Agreement are under the lens.

Interest rates still on hold

Interest rates still on hold

October 11, 2018

The Reserve Bank of Australia announced in its monthly statement on October 2 that the cash rate remains at 1.5%. Reserve Bank Governor Dr Philip Lowe said: “The low level of interest rates is continuing...

In the footsteps of the ‘old timers’

In the footsteps of the ‘old timers’

October 5, 2018

Peppered throughout the desolate, bright red outback of the Mid West stand hundreds of abandoned gold mines and shafts, dating back to 1892 – the beginning of a historic gold rush that originally brought...

Security Company archTIS Launches $10m ASX Float

Security Company archTIS Launches $10m ASX Float

October 5, 2018

Canberra-based security firm, archTIS has launched a $10 million Initial Public Offering (IPO) ahead of an ASX listing.  ArchTIS issued 40,000,000 shares at 20c each to raise $8 million in the IPO. In...

NeuroScientific: Recent float wants to fight Alzheimer’s

NeuroScientific: Recent float wants to fight Alzheimer’s

October 5, 2018

NeuroScientific Biopharmaceuticals (ASX: NSB) is a Perth based company aiming to create new treatments for some of today's most debilitating conditions, Alzheimer’s and dementia. The company was listed...

Is melting silicon a good way to store energy?

Is melting silicon a good way to store energy?

October 5, 2018

While there is a global push for the development and adoption of renewable energy alternatives, there has been fierce discussion around the problem of intermittent supply with this kind of power source. Adelaide...

WA’s $8.8 billion health budget

WA’s $8.8 billion health budget

May 24, 2018

This year the State Government is putting 29% of the state's budget into healthcare. Though the spending is a reduction of 2.4% from last year's budget, the government has laid out a list of investments...

Universities taking a stand

Universities taking a stand

May 24, 2018

Universities across Australia have started to make changes around their campuses to protect students against sexual harassment and assault. These changes are being made as part of the national Respect. Now...

Fixing the Health Star Ratings

Fixing the Health Star Ratings

May 23, 2018

Health Star Rating (HSR) is a method of labelling food to help people make wise choices in  buying the right food, but consumer group Choice is claiming that some companies are gaming the system. Cho...

ECU – Satisfaction Winner

ECU – Satisfaction Winner

May 23, 2018

Edith Cowan University has checked all the boxes to qualify as the nation's first place winner among public universities for both student satisfaction and the category for teaching quality, skills development...

Thank you Dr David Goodall

Thank you Dr David Goodall

May 17, 2018

Dr David Goodall was born on April 4, 1914, and ended his long life on May 10, 2018, through a lethal injection in Liestal, Switzerland. He was 104, and had worked hard over after a long career as a research...

Is WA fracked?

Is WA fracked?

May 17, 2018

You may have seen the Anti-Fracking Movement set up around festivals or even outside parliament and wondered what the hell is it, and is it happening in WA? Well, WA law, as it stands permits fracking,...

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