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Planning and Counselling for High Risk Pregnancies: Best to Start Early!

  In the lead up to the 9th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference, we were delighted to talk with Professor Michael Peek, Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist, The Canberra Hospital and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Associate Dean, The Australian National University. Michael will be delivering a keynote address at this year's conference "Planning and Counselling for High Risk…

5 Jul 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

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“Future prosperity will look nothing like the past” – The challenges for today’s regional economies

With a growing economic gap between Australia’s major cities and regional areas, there has never been a more important time to examine the policies and strategies that can ensure prosperity for regional, remote and rural economies. Long run labour force data shows the progressive disappearance of routine cognitive and routine manual jobs across the country.…

16 May 2017, by Informa Insights

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How can we solve the need for cheaper, reliable energy in Australia?

A survey released by The Australia Institute last year found that 80 per cent of those with PV solar panels would like to go off grid by using battery power. Consumers want to take back control, but is going off grid really the solution? Living off the grid using a solar battery system certainly appears…

5 May 2017, by Informa Insights

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Australian “internet of things” energy company Wattwatchers has raised $2M for innovation start-up

Australian “internet of things” energy company Wattwatchers has raised $2 million towards its mission to put home and business electricity data back in the hands of consumers, allowing them to cut costs and better match solar and storage to their energy needs.   The NSW-based company said on Wednesday that it had received a $2…

4 May 2017, by Informa Insights

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Caroline Grogan on Dementia & Dementia Friendly Communities

  With one week to go until the 8th Annual National Dementia Conference, we spoke with Centacare's S.H.A.R.E. The CareProgram Co-ordinator Caroline Grogan to discuss dementia in Australia and dementia friendly communities.   Dementia is currently the single greatest cause of disability in older Australians. How can our healthcare system better meet the needs of…

14 Feb 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

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Light Rail Innovation

In less than two weeks the Light Rail industry will meet on the Gold Coast for two days of discussion on planning, development and delivery of Light Rail in Australia. Australian projects are utilizing cutting edge technology and control systems as well as showcasing innovative light rail vehicles and platform solutions. As we approach the…

10 Feb 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

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Professor Moyez Jiwa on Technology & the Patient Experience

With the inaugural Improving the Patient Experience Conference approaching, we sat down with Professor Moyez Jiwa, Associate Dean of the Melbourne Clinical School at the University of Notre Dame Australia, to discuss his research and how technology can improve the patient experience.   Can you tell me about your research? My research explores ways to improve outcomes…

24 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

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The effect of mobile-led sports on the television industry

When Optus acquired the Premier League they knew they were tapping into a winning market. But the deal in fact created a ripple throughout the media industry, redefining people’s viewing preferences and expectations of television in general. “We were surprised by the level of demand for a mobile-led service” says Optus Head of Content, Paul…

19 Dec 2016, by Amy Sarcevic

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