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Month: December 2022

Mining & Resources

How machine learning is improving prospectivity modelling

Victoria is believed to have the richest orogenic gold endowment of any state or region globally. However, the majority of its gold remains hidden beneath younger sediment cover, with few near-surface signs of mineralisation at depth. In recent years, explorers have been progressively moving into these undercover areas, as surface discoveries dry up. Many geologists…

12 Dec 2022, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

Major new gold breakthrough a near-term possibility – says MD of Falcon Metals

After a patient wait for farmers to reap their late harvest, Falcon Metals is soon set to resume drilling beneath the paddocks northwest of Bendigo, Victoria – and Managing Director Tim Markwell is hopeful about what his team will unearth. The several phases of infill drilling that took place in previous field seasons revealed several…

9 Dec 2022, by Amy Sarcevic


Practicing what it lobbies for – how consumer advocacy CHOICE maintains ethical data practices

After years of lobbying for better data management in large corporations, consumer rights advocacy CHOICE made a vow: to uphold the same standards it was calling for in others, within its own organisation. This ‘practice what you lobby for’ mentality was ethically-motivated, explained Chief Data & Technology Officer, Ashwin Sridhar – much like CHOICE’s recent…

2 Dec 2022, by Amy Sarcevic


Defence & Security

What have we learned from recent major data breaches? Insights from the NSW Privacy Commissioner

With an average cost of $3.35 million, data breaches often leave behind a trail of destruction. But as NSW Privacy Commissioner Samantha Gavel points out - ahead of her keynote at the Australian Privacy Forum - they also leave valuable clues on how to improve data security. Ms Gavel and her team at the Information…

1 Dec 2022, by Amy Sarcevic