Green producers take vertical farm system to the world

Green producers take vertical farm system to the world

Updated June 11, 2018 14:47:56 Photo: John Leslie checks the crop inside a climate cell at the Vertical Farms System warehouse facility at Yandina. (ABC Landline) Two regional Queenslanders behind a hi-tech invention for growing green produce in industrial settings are taking their vertical farm system to the world. Key …

Tasmanian child protection system still failing, union warns

Tasmanian child protection system still failing, union warns

By Tamara Glumac Updated June 08, 2018 11:50:53 The union representing Tasmania’s child protection workers says the state is still failing vulnerable children, six years after the deaths of two babies which the Coroner found could have been prevented. Coroner Olivia McTaggart has released findings into the death of 24-day …

Harnessing renewable energy: Australia’s largest hospital solar power system to be installed in Port Macquarie

Harnessing renewable energy: Australia’s largest hospital solar power system to be installed in Port Macquarie

Posted June 09, 2018 07:43:48 Photo: More than 2,000 photovoltaic panels are being installed at the Port Macquarie Base Hospital. (ABC News: Emma Siossian) The Port Macquarie Base Hospital is installing the largest rooftop solar panel system on a healthcare facility in the country. The town on the New South …

Death of Tasmanian baby due to ‘extensive failings’ of child protection system, coroner finds

Death of Tasmanian baby due to ‘extensive failings’ of child protection system, coroner finds

Updated June 07, 2018 18:04:23 Photo: Repeated warning signs relating to baby Teegan’s safety were ignored, the coroner finds. (ABC News: Gregor Salmon) The death of a 24-day-old baby might have been avoided if Child Protection Services (CPS) had properly assessed and acted upon the warning signs, a Tasmanian coroner …

System Assurance Engineer – Rail job in Sydney, Australia | Job ID: 577249

System Assurance Engineer – Rail job in Sydney, Australia | Job ID: 577249

System Assurance Engineer – Rail32985BRRailwaysSydney Job Description This role will see you undertake the delivery of systems engineering and assurance activities under the direction of senior staff. Your role will be technically focussed to enable the delivery of project solutions using a Systems Engineering approach. The role will understand the …

Woman’s breast cancer wiped out in experimental immune system treatment

Woman’s breast cancer wiped out in experimental immune system treatment

Updated June 05, 2018 12:40:25 Photo: Judy Perkins had immune cells extracted from her breast cancer in the experimental treatment (NPR: Courtesy of Judy Perkins) Related Story: Chemo not needed in some early breast cancer patients Related Story: New blood test detects eight common cancers A US woman with advanced …

Facial matching system is racist, Human Rights Law Centre warns | Technology

Facial matching technology proposed by the government is racist and would have a chilling effect on the right to freedom of assembly without further safeguards, the Human Rights Law Centre has said. The warning is contained in a submission to a parliamentary committee inquiry examining the Coalition’s proposal for the …

Sweeping changes to family court announced as broader review of strained system continues

Sweeping changes to family court announced as broader review of strained system continues

Posted May 30, 2018 00:01:29 Photo: Some 22,000 cases are filed across both courts each year. (ABC News: Jacob Kagi) The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court will be combined as part of sweeping changes to the financially and emotionally crippling family law system, in an announcement by the Attorney-General …