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Economic mobility – a ‘fair go’ for many but some left behind

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New research from the Productivity Commission shows Australia performs well on income mobility. ‘For most Australians, the amount your parents earned when you were young is not a life sentence,’ said Chair Danielle Wood. The report, Fairly equal? Economic mobility in Australia, finds that 67% of the so-called ‘Xennial’ generation – those born in 1976–1982, … Continued

Inspire, Imagine & Innovate at 17th National Rural Health Conference

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The largest rural health event in Australia, the 17th National Rural Health Conference, will be held 16-18 September 2024 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Hosted by the National Rural Health Alliance and themed ‘Inspire, Imagine and Innovate,’ this event will bring together people from across the country and across all rural health disciplines … Continued

HCF Research Foundation supports key colonoscopy study as screening age lowers to 45

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THURSDAY, 20 JUNE 2024: As Australia marks Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this June, the HCF Research Foundation proudly highlights its support of a pivotal research project aimed at improving surveillance colonoscopy, a key tool in diagnosing and preventing bowel cancer. Led by Monash University Professor (Research) Denise O’Connor, the “Value in Care – Optimising Surveillance … Continued

Receipt Regret: New research reveals SMB owners expect to miss out on claiming a potential $948 million due to lost or damaged receipts this EOFY

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Sydney, 12 June 2024] – As tax time approaches, new research commissioned by Intuit QuickBooks reveals many Aussie SMBs are feeling underprepared and experiencing ‘Receipt Regret’. In fact, lost and damaged receipts are expected to cost Aussie SMBs a potential $948 million in unclaimed expenses this financial year. Receipt regret is a common theme for … Continued

Global research warns climate change is increasing groundwater temperatures

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A world first global groundwater temperature model projects that shallow groundwater will warm on average by between 2.1 and 3.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century.  Charles Darwin University (CDU) Outstanding Future Researcher Dr Dylan Irvine and University of Newcastle’s Dr Gabriel Rau collaborated with colleagues from Canada, Germany, and Austria to develop … Continued

x-RD Unveils Refreshed Identity as it Celebrates Five Years.

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x-RD is excited to reveal its refreshed brand identity, reflecting the company’s growth since its inception in 2019.    “I am proud to launch x-RD’s refreshed brand which is a reflection of our relentless drive towards innovation and leadership in the cyber security domain.  We are ten times bigger than we were 5 years ago … Continued

Engineering students empower Western Sydney communities to solve local challenges

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A new partnership between SydWest Multicultural Services and RMIT University will see humanitarian engineering students working with our culturally diverse community to solve local issues, using local resources. The SydWest-RMIT Engagement Challenge will focus specifically on ways young people and seniors can work together to address issues across health, energy, infrastructure and the environment. RMIT’s … Continued

Cancer Council NSW and UNSW partner to establish Australian-first research centre for cancer survivors

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Cancer Council NSW and UNSW partner to establish Australian-first research centre for cancer survivors   The Australian Research Centre for Cancer Survivorship will co-design, evaluate and implement evidence-based interventions to improve the quality of life for people who have survived cancer.   A new research centre focused on improving the care and wellbeing of cancer … Continued

Monash University Professor awarded prestigious research fellowship to support Gunaikurnai archaeological discoveries

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Professor Bruno David from the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre has been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Industry Laureate Fellowship to research coastal archaeological sites and preserve Indigenous cultural heritage with the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GKLaWAC).   Professor David is just one of eight new Fellows announced by the ARC across Australia, … Continued