The robotic 3D knitting machine helping keep Australian fashion design onshore and sustainable

The robotic 3D knitting machine helping keep Australian fashion design onshore and sustainable

Posted April 29, 2018 06:16:41 Photo: Thanks to the new cutting-edge Japanese machinery, a garment like this one from Melbourne fashion label A.BCH can be knitted in just 40 minutes. (Supplied: A.BCH) A tiny backyard shed in regional Victoria has become an unlikely home for the very latest robotic Japanese …

Photography helping 4yo with autism socialise with others, communicate with family

Photography helping 4yo with autism socialise with others, communicate with family

Updated April 28, 2018 10:15:22 Photo: With help from his mother, Max Pritchard has been learning photography. (Supplied: Danielle Pritchard) When Max was diagnosed with high-functioning autism a year ago, it just made sense to mum Danielle Pritchard. The three-year-old Brisbane boy had been having troubles with his speech, anxiety, …

Morrison: Stronger economy helping fund NDIS

April 26, 2018. Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks to media at his pre-budget address in Sydney on Thursday. Morrison said a stronger economy means the Coalition government can confidently fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme, rather than increase the Medicare levy. (AAP Video/Iain Boyd). Source link

Life Coaches – Reignite Your Passion For Helping People!

Life Coaches – Reignite Your Passion For Helping People!

Are you a Life Coach looking for something BIGGER and BETTER than what you’re doing right now? Something that allows you to be your own boss, work from home, and enables both time and financial freedom? With this genuine and proven business opportunity, you can be well on your way …

Ancient Aboriginal patch burning helping understand fire impact on Tasmanian landscape

Ancient Aboriginal patch burning helping understand fire impact on Tasmanian landscape

Posted April 18, 2018 20:07:29 Photo: Researchers are studying what happens to biodiversity after bushfires. (ABC News: Carla Howarth) Related Story: ‘Ecological burns’ bolster growth in rare plant species Tasmania’s Aboriginal community is working with a Midlands farmer on a research project using ancient fire methods as an alternative to …

Australia’s renowned secret spy base helping drive property prices in Alice Springs

Australia’s renowned secret spy base helping drive property prices in Alice Springs

Updated April 15, 2018 08:55:11 Photo: Pine Gap employees must now rent or buy their own accommodation, leading to the spike. (Supplied: Kristian Laemmle-Ruff) While Darwin grapples with the nation’s weakest capital city real estate market, house prices in Alice Springs are on the up-and-up, with rental yields among the …

Small energy companies given helping hand in NEG draft

A leaked draft of the government’s National Energy Guarantee shows smaller energy retailers would be given a leg up to compete with larger players, in a bid to help bring down prices. The draft also shows coal would be on a level playing field with gas, hydro and peaking plants. …

Foreign aid: Australia must match the generosity of those we’re helping

Foreign aid: Australia must match the generosity of those we’re helping

Posted April 10, 2018 17:43:24 Photo: A Rohingya refugee climbs a muddy hill to collect water in Balhukali camp, Bangladesh. (Supplied: Oxfam/Aurelie Marrier d’Unienville) I stepped under the flap into the tiny, sand-floored tent cut into the hill side of Bangladesh. It was oppressively hot and dusty inside. A couple …

‘Shakespeare intended it be performed’: The key to helping children understand his texts

‘Shakespeare intended it be performed’: The key to helping children understand his texts

Posted April 08, 2018 12:16:41 Photo: Tawny Gleeson says she has so far never had the courage to introduce Shakespeare to her students. (ABC News: Nick Lowther) Reading and understanding the language of Shakespeare is the stuff of nightmares for many school students facing English exams. It is also a …

From detention to holiday destination — now Australia is helping turn Manus Island into a tourism hub

From detention to holiday destination — now Australia is helping turn Manus Island into a tourism hub

Updated April 06, 2018 07:56:19 Photo: Manus Island has just two hotels. (ABC News) Related Story: Asylum seekers on Manus Island left hanging in legal limbo The Australian Government is helping develop a tourism industry on the Papua New Guinean island it detained asylum seekers on. It is funding a …