GRANTS FOR RESEARCH PROJECTS USING CITIZEN SCIENCE

Australian organisations with research project ideas that encourage the community to get involved are invited to apply for a Citizen Science grant. Grants of between $150,000 and $500,000 are available to support projects that enable community participation in four key research areas: disaster resilience and preparedness, environmental change, cyber security and artificial intelligence, and food…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Radio National Breakfast

Topics: industry supply chain, coronavirus vaccine, women in STEM  E&OE  Fran Kelly: Well as we’ve been reporting this morning, the Federal Government is finalising its stimulus package to combat the economic fallout from the COVID-19 virus. The emergency measures, according to some reports, could be worth around $10 billion initially. Tomorrow the Government will hold…

BUSHFIRE CONSTRUCTION STANDARD FEE WAIVED

The Morrison Government is partnering with Standards Australia to waive the fee for access to the bushfire construction standard, to support the recovery and rebuilding of bushfire ravaged communities. This jointly funded partnership will provide all Australians with access to AS 3959:2018 – Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas – a key standard referenced in…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Radio National Breakfast

Topics: Bushfire Science Roundtable, climate change E&OE Tom Tilley: Australia’s top science leaders and bushfire experts are gathering in Canberra today to help the Morrison Government thrash out a plan to deal with longer and more severe bushfire seasons. Representatives from the CSIRO, the Academy of Science, the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will share…