Category: Technology

Transport groups all aboard for $300 million Metro funding boost

By George Carrington, produced for Online by Naveen Razik The Brisbane Metro has been awarded a golden ticket from the Federal Government. Federal funding totalling $300 million is expected to be allocated to the Brisbane Metro development in tonight’s Federal Budget,

Telstra outage creates crisis for emergency services

It’s been a frustrating and worrying day for emergency workers, Telstra and Australians facing a crisis. Triple zero calls across the country have been failing, and the only advice has been try again. Anna McGraw reports.

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Brabham back on the road

The legacy of one of Australia’s greatest F1 drivers will live on in the form of an Australian supercar. Sir Jack Brabham has been honoured with a sleek new vehicle worth nearly two million dollars. Toby Rowen reports.

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How Science inspired GOMA’s largest ever exhibit by a single Australian artist

By Tim Shepherd  Internationally renowned artist Patricia Piccinini hopes her collection of life-like human-hybrid sculptures will inspire a discussion about the impacts of gene-editing and stem cell research. For the first time ever, the entire ground level of Brisbane’s Gallery

ACCC hands out hefty fines

Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission has flexed its muscles with $10 million fines for Telstra and Ford. It’s accused Ford of misconduct. Rory Scott reports.

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Is the ultimate athlete a reality?

Just how far can the human body go? In their ongoing quest for sporting greatness, athletes are turning more and more to science for answers. Beatriz Alonso reports.

The secrets to living longer

The secrets to living longer came under the microscope today as experts shared the latest developments in chasing longevity. Claire Boughey reports.

Science comes to the streets at the World Science Festival in Brisbane

Southbank became a giant outdoor laboratory today as science came to the streets. Future scientists and inventors got to try out first hand the latest scientific discoveries. Naveen Razik reports.

The mysteries of mummies unwrapped

They may be thousands of years old but our fascination with mummies isn’t going away. Leia Comegna reports.

Founder visits festival favourite

It’s probably the biggest draw card of the festival. The annual turtle hatching, providing a rare and up close glimpse of nature at work. Jorja McDonnell reports.