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Media Release: Green space and student’s academic outcomes explored in new study: Hort Innovation

June 25, 2024 A team of urban horticulturists, ecologists and psychological scientists have been assembled through a new initiative to show why green spaces in primary schools could help Aussie kids flourish in a myriad of ways. Delivered through Hort Innovation and led by the University of Melbourne, the $2.5M ‘Better […]

Media Release: RMIT and council trial world-first coffee concrete footpath

RMIT University Freshly brewed coffee concrete may be coming to a street near you after RMIT University teamed up with Macedon Ranges Shire Council to conduct a world-first coffee concrete footpath trial. Several other upcoming infrastructure projects around Victoria, Australia, will also turn spent coffee grounds into biochar and transform […]

Media Release: Positive step forward in transition to net zero: National Farmers Federation

23 May 2024 MEDIA RELEASE Positive step forward in transition to net zero The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the detail announced today on the $63.8 million in the 2024-25 Budget to support the reduction of emissions in the agriculture industry. NFF Chief Executive Officer Tony Mahar is in Toowoomba […]

Media Release: Senate Inquiry confirms unconscionable treatment of growers by big supermarkets and Bunnings

7 May 2024 MEDIA RELEASE Senate Inquiry confirms unconscionable treatment of growers by big supermarkets and Bunnings The NFF Horticulture Council has today welcomed the report by the Senate Select Committee on Supermarket Prices, which reveals the true cost of supermarket power and exploitative behaviour being borne by both Australian […]

Media Release: CSIRO report maps sovereign capability to build ‘foundational’ AI tech

28 March 2024 | News Release Foundation models, the technology underpinning the rise of generative artificial intelligence (AI), could boost Australia’s productivity, bolster our economy, and transform industries according to a new report by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency. Trained on vast amounts of data and able to perform wide-ranging, […]