Scientists demand proper measurement of CSIRO staff freeze

By Julian Bajkowski Australia’s scientific peak scientific research organisation and its staff association is playing a straight bat to reports that it could be gutted and lose up to a quarter of its staff under public service staff cuts that aim to cull 12,000 positions without redundancies. As a public service hiring freeze enforced by […]

Boeing Australia expands local R&D effort

By Paul Hemsley Federal Minister for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation Greg Combet has officially opened a research and development centre in Port Melbourne, Victoria for aerospace company Boeing – the largest facility of its kind for the company outside the United States. The Australian subsidiary of the company which was once headed by former […]

Doctors operate NBN for an easier diagnosis

By Paul Hemsley Federal Minister for Communications, Senator Stephen Conroy has announced that the federal government will fund nine telehealth projects that will use the National Broadband Network (NBN) to improve telecommunications between doctors and patients. Telehealth is a technological application between medical professionals and patients that allows easier communications between all parties, which has […]

Combet moves to measure fugitive CSG

By Julian Bajkowski The Federal Government has moved to start overhauling the way greenhouse gasses released into the atmosphere from highly controversial coal seam gas (CSG) sites are measured and reported, a move that could reshape the economics of the financially cheap fuel. Minister for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation, Greg Combet has released a […]

Queensland preserves heritage locations in 3D

By Paul Hemsley They say rust never sleeps, but the Queensland government has thrown its weight behind an ambitious project to create lasting digital three-dimensional back-ups of heritage-listed structures and objects to bring a new element of reality to the preservation of historic icons. The lifelike images are made using a new handheld infrared scanner […]

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