Category: World

Security to be stepped up at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Queensland police will closely monitor the global terror status as preparations continue for the Commonwealth Games. But it it appears people aren’t letting the latest attack affect their travel plans. Jesse Gentle reports.

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Adani coal mine put on hold indefinitely

The $21 billion Adani coal project has been the focus of state politics, with concerns it may now collapse. If so, that would be a vital blow to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

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Cathy Freeman announced as Commonwealth Games ambassador

Australia’s golden girl Cathy Freeman has been unveiled as the sixth Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador. The Premier says it’s an incredible coup. Tamika Seeto reports.

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Collaboration gets Globemaster off the ground

Australian and US Air Force engineers are working together to keep our biggest military aircraft ready for action. Their current project at Amberley, repairing a C-17 Globemaster. Rachel Lim reports.

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Australian Quarantine Error Destroys Irreplaceable Plant Specimen

Written by Annalise Pennisi Produced for online by Maudy Veltema Source: Wiki Media Commons Questions are being raised about Australia’s tough bio security procedures after border officers prematurely destroyed irreplaceable 19th century plant specimens that were on loan from France’s

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Sea World welcomes twin polar bear cubs

Sea World has welcomed a very rare birth with two cuddly polar bears. They’ve bred successfully before. But never twins, and staff are delighted. Annie Pullar reports.

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Science education more important than ever

At the World Science Festival in Brisbane, robots, rockets and bubbles introduced science to the young and the young at heart, in a free for all. Reece D’Alessandro reports.

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Sound science takes the stage at the World Science Festival

Proving science doesn’t just happen in laboratories, the One Hundred Ways to Listen project at the World Science Festival challenged Brisbane to rethink science. Jessica McGrath reports.

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Young scientists get on board at the World Science Festival

Some kids live and breath science. But for others it’s clouded by complex words and confusing equations. The World Science Festival is taking young children back to basics, in hope they will see the light. Annie Pullar reports.

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Colouring calms the mind at the World Science Festival

In this hectic life today, juggling work, family and fun. But somewhere along the line humans need to find an effective way to unwind. A workshop at the World Science Festival may have an unusual solution. Maudy Veltema reports.

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