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We can be heroes (just for one day)

Originally Posted by Frank Howson Todd Beamer Julian Assange Who's your kind of hero? It's no secret - we have always craved heroes. The loner who steps...

The Outsider in Film

When I started making films in Australia it was a time when "commercial" was a dirty word. Seemed strange to me because I never...

Thank you and goodnight

Somewhere along the way it changed. Were we sleeping? Or merely so preoccupied filling our lives with crap we didn't notice. Perhaps it took...

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‘Stolen Childhoods: thriving after abuse’ by Shari Botwin (Rowman & Littlefield) 2024

BOOK REVIEW by Meredith Fuller OAM Psychologist/Author/Documentary Maker "someone went inside of me" With a master's degree in social work and extensive experience...

QUT hosts National Battery Strategy launch

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at the QUT Banyo Pilot Plant, to unveil the new National Battery Strategy, and the Battery Breakthrough Initiative, with Annika Wells, Ed Husic, Federal Minister for Science and Industry, Associate Professor Joshua Watts. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese released the first National Battery Strategy yesterday while visiting the QUT Advanced Battery Facility […]

Australia Wind Energy 2024 #AuWE2024

Date: 9 – 11, July, 2024 Location: Melbourne Australia Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Website: https://www.windenergyaustralia.com/ Australia Wind Energy 2024 (#AuWE2024) will be back at MCEC Melbourne from 9th to 11th July 2024, bigger and better than ever! This extraordinary event presents an unparalleled opportunity for you to forge strategic partnerships in the thriving […]

Carbon Capture APAC 2024 —— APAC’s Leading Event for Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage

Date: 9-10 July, 2024 Location: Melbourne Australia Venue: PAN PACIFIC MELBOURNE Website: https://www.carboncaptureapac.com/ Market Background: By 2050, global CCUS deployment will expand 120 times from current levels, raising to at least 4.2 billion metric tons of CO2 per year to meet countries’ net-zero emissions commitments. By 2050, the Asia-Pacific region will reduce emissions by more […]

Viatris Publishes 2023 Sustainability Report: Building Sustainable Access at Scale

·       Company continues to supply high-quality medicines to approximately 1 billion patients around the world annually ·       Report chronicles Viatris’ commitment to providing access to healthcare and building healthier communities ·       Impactful story highlights include “Empathy in Africa: Bridging the Healthcare Divide” – a powerful new documentary short that showcases Viatris’ impact Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS), a global healthcare […]

Go West doubles down on electric achievement

Go West has unveiled its second zero emissions electric coach in Western Australia, ready to improve emission outcomes for resource sector FMG’s operations in the Pilbara. Following the launch of Go West’s first electric coach in February 2023, which is used to transport employees to and from South32 Worsley Alumina, the second EV fleet addition […]

Shimmery Burlesque – Athenaeum Theatre [Melb]

After two sold-out seasons, Shimmery Burlesque will take centre stage at the historic Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne, shining a spotlight on the sparkling world of Burlesque in a grand theatrical spectacle. Opening on Friday 24 May 2024, Shimmery is a first of its kind! Shimmery Burlesque is a...

Millennials and Gen Z prioritise impact investments

Almost 73% of Millennials and Generation Z demand that their investment portfolios include Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, says a new global study conducted by one of the world’s largest independent financial and asset management organizations.​ In the deVere Group poll of more than 800 clients around the world, 72.8% said it was a […]

Looming sustainability regulation is propelling the need for mandated digital ESG reporting by Australia’s largest organisations

Some of Australia’s largest organisations, including Deloitte Australia and PwC Australia, would support mandatory digital ESG reporting as incoming sustainability regulations act as a catalyst for much-needed innovation. Speaking at corporate reporting cloud platform provider, Workiva’s, Accelerate event in Sydney, attended by the likes of Challenger, Yancoal, UNSW, and others, some of Australia’s largest organisations talked […]

Warning for Western Sydney: ignore trees at your peril

Above: TCL’s Terrence Stapleton at Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre, NSW (photography Peter Ayres) Proposed precincts of more than 5,000 homes, along with a new international airport, will see Western Sydney take off over the next few years. Little wonder it’s the state’s fastest-growing region. As planning progresses, local landscape architect Terrence Stapleton is […]

Xpansiv Completes Capital Raise Led by Aramco Ventures

Xpansiv®, the leading market infrastructure provider for the global energy transition, today announced it has finalized a new capital raise led by Aramco Ventures, a leading investor in low-carbon energy and sustainability, and existing investors. The investment will be used to support the further development of Xpansiv’s global energy and environmental markets infrastructure solutions as […]

The 50 most influential ESG corporate professionals in Australia named

By FS Sustainability The 50 most influential environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) professionals working at ASX-listed companies have been named by trade publication FS Sustainability in the 2024 ESG Power50 guide. Running for the second year, the ESG Power50 comprises individuals that hail from diverse industries, each wielding significant influence in their respective spheres. This year’s Power50 […]