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April 14, 2014

Predictions the written word will die out are well on track as people read less, and writing skills become redundant.
In 2004 philosopher and futurist William Crossman was one of the…

April 7, 2014

The future existence of GM-free food in Australia will largely be determined by judges in Western Australia according to the True Food Network.
The rights of farmers to ensure their…

Innovation More ››

April 14, 2014

An online 3D educational tool has been developed in partnership with online education company 3P Learning and the CSRIO. The classroom has come a long way from chalkboards and textbooks…

April 14, 2014

Sterile Insect Technology and micro-surveillance are replacing insecticide in the battle against the Queensland Fruit Fly. The Queensland Fruit Fly is an introduced species…

April 7, 2014

The nation’s capital is dedicated to its 90 per cent renewable energy target by 2020, sourcing the majority from wind farms with contributions from solar and bioenergy.
An auction…

Energy & Products More ››

April 14, 2014

Energy efficient window films have taken on the double-glaze market. With amazing efficiencies and lower costs due to new technology, companies such as EnerLogic are emerging as…

April 7, 2014

As you may already know we are running out of space in our cemeteries around the world. The Cemeteries and Crematoria Bill of NSW released information that includes new measures for…

March 31, 2014

Since the first Barbie was designed by Ruth Handler and released in 1959, she has been constantly scrutinised for her image and influence on young women. Her unrealistic body proportions…

Home & Businesses More ››

April 14, 2014

HomeGround Real Estate is a new property management company using its profits to reduce and prevent homelessness. The Melbourne-based HomeGround Real Estate is a social enterprise…

April 7, 2014

Have you spotted bananas in shops that have different coloured tips? Wax tipped bananas that are red, green or blue means they are ‘Pacific Coast Eco Bananas’ also known…

March 31, 2014

Polluted water leeching into the Great Barrier Reef as a result of sugar production is a major threat to our greatest natural treasure (apart from the current government). Those areas…

Style More ››

April 14, 2014

Round She Goes was originally a one-off market in Melbourne, but the popularity of this women’s-only preloved-fashion market prompted founder Emma Morris to launch events in…

April 7, 2014

Have you noticed that a skincare serum is included in most skincare ranges today? The reason why, is because they work. The thing about serums is not so much what is in them, but rather…

March 31, 2014

FairWear is a network of community organisations, members and activists that are working to eliminate the exploitation of sweatshop workers and home-based outworkers in the Australian…

Culture, Eco Tips & Info More ››

April 14, 2014

Predictions the written word will die out are well on track as people read less, and writing skills become redundant.
In 2004 philosopher and futurist William Crossman was one of the…

April 7, 2014

The future existence of GM-free food in Australia will largely be determined by judges in Western Australia according to the True Food Network.
The rights of farmers to ensure their…

March 31, 2014

Mandating better vehicle efficiency is just one action required by Australia to address its fuel crisis − the ever increasing and dangerous dependence on foreign supplies of vehicle…

Eco Tourism Destinations More ››

April 17, 2014

There’s nowhere else like it in the world, ski Australia and there’s snow gums and Australian wildlife, kangaroos, wombats, possums, they’re all there. Our ski fields…

April 7, 2014

A gap year is usually the year between finishing school and starting university or a career. In Australia, approximately a quarter of school leavers opt for a gap year before commencing…

March 31, 2014

Set in the Bouddi Peninsula, which is the southern most point of the NSW Central Coast, is Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel Restaurant and Spa. This retreat style experience is the…

Harvest More ››

April 14, 2014

Australian Sustainable Seafood Guide is Australia’s first online sustainability guide to buying seafood. This is a free app for download available for smart phone by The Australian…

April 7, 2014

Gone are the days when you asked simply for a glass of milk – it was assumed that it was cow’s milk. Now there is goat’s milk, almond milk, soymilk, rice milk, oat milk and coconut…

March 31, 2014

Have you ever idolized your favourite movie star so much that you just want to be them? Well here’s the closest you may ever get.
BiteLabs is a new start who are hoping to give fans the…

Events More ››

April 14, 2014

The National Day of Divestment Action is a chance for people to let the major banks know they don’t want them to support the fossil fuel industry. On May 2, 2014 environmental groups…

April 7, 2014

New data released by Roy Morgan shows that more than one in five Australians now report experiencing depression, anxiety or both in the past year, with this rate gradually increasing…

March 31, 2014

This is a challenge where everybody wins. Local Harvest is challenging you to take on the goal of intentionally reclaiming your food choices and decreasing the degrees of separation…