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Monday, January 28th, 2013

Spread the Word: The Value of Local Information in Disaster Response

As dozens of bushfires continue to burn across the country (not least in New South Wales) many Australians find themselves unable to return home while many others have no home to return to. While we all rely on the media for information about imminent threats, it’s at the local level that some of the most valuable information-gathering is being done.

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Redmap Engages Citizens to Monitor Australia’s Marine Life

A new citizen science project will be launched next month to help researchers assess how our marine ecosystems are changing in response to ocean warming. Currently each year over three million Australian’s go fishing, diving and boating and scientists want to enlist their help to collect valuable data for the RangeExtension Database and Mapping Project. Redmap invites

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Qut, Royal College of Surgeons Point to Future of Health

A prominent Australian medical researcher has used the region’s largest geospatial conference to back the crucial role of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology in understanding the links between health and where we reside, work and play. During her keynote address at the Ozri 2012 conference in Sydney today, Queensland University of Technology’s (QUT) Associate Professor Robyn Clark

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Australia Creates World’s Largest Marine Reserve Network

Australia has created the world’s largest network of marine reserves and will restrict fishing and oil and gas exploration in a major step to safeguard the environment and access to food. The area will cover 3.1m sq km (1.2m sq miles) of ocean including the entire Coral Sea, and encompass a third of the island

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Drones to Play Key Part in Australian Surf Safety

Futuristic technology normally used for military operations could soon be monitoring bathers and sharks off Australian beaches. The project will test the effectiveness of unmanned flying drones as a surf lifesaving tool. A three-month trial on Queensland’s North Stradbroke Island is expected to start in September, with lifesavers hopeful the drones will be rolled out

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