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    Environmentally speaking

    Australians are working to improve our quality of life without harming the environment: furniture made from plastic ocean waste, a rubbish bin for the sea, the tallest commercial timber building, 'green' steel, and sustainable chocolate-making...

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    Class: design-style
    Health by design: Wearable tech
    Designer Leah Heiss is destigmatising medical devices by using cutting-edge technology to create beautiful, high-performing ‘wearables’. These include a world-first rechargeable hearing aid inspired by precious stones.
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    Class: technology-style
    Fields of dreams
    Moving animals around a farm that has no fences, and knowing the pasture with the best feed on offer down to a blade of grass, is set to become a reality, thanks to some pioneering Australian agtech. ...
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    Class: science-style
    Fighting cancer with humanity and innovative research
    Australian cancer researchers at internationally recognised Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne are transforming patients’ lives with groundbreaking research fast-tracked direct from the lab to ...
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    Class: culture-style
    On a high note
    After a rapid rise to success as a child, opera singer Danielle de Niese has taken a measured approach to building her career and, as a result, is now one of the most in-demand classical performers in ...
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    Class: food-style
    Isle of whisky
    From prohibition to the world’s best in less than 30 years, Tasmanian whisky has claimed its place on the international stage thanks to small producers entirely devoted to their craft.
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    Class: science-style
    Sire purchase: Australia’s champion bulls
    The biggest supplier of bovine genetics in the country, Genetics Australia, is finding new markets in Latin America and China, as rapidly escalating demand for dairy and beef sees farmers grow their h ...
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    Class: society-style
    The indigenous rights champion
    From humble beginnings growing up in public housing, Professor Megan Davis became the first Australian Indigenous person to be elected to a UN body. She has dedicated her life to improving the rights ...
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    Class: science-style
    Australian startup wages war on drug-resistant superbugs
    The emergence of superbugs, immune to existing antibiotics, is a significant global public health problem. An Australian biomedical company, co-founded by Alison Todd, is developing world-leading diag ...
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    Class: technology-style
    Built to communicate
    Definium Technologies is putting Tasmania on the world stage, collaborating with technology companies and universities to create smart sensors that connect devices cheaply over vast distances, and con ...
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    Brand Australia in Action

    AU Brand Video 2015
    2015 Australia Unlimited Video
    Australia Unlimited looks to demonstrate Australian excellence across Business, Culture, Design, Env ...
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    Australian architect wins in London
    As part of the London Festival of Architecture, Australian Architect Andrew Burns and British landsc ...
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