Australians breaking new ground


Foam submarines, bees with backpacks and cyclone-proof housing made of recycled plastic. Just three of many life-changing inventions created, designed and developed in Australia.

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The Australian designer behind the burkini
Sales of the burkini have skyrocketed following attempts to ban the garment. Australian designer Aheda Zanetti discusses how she created the burkini and why she believes her designs give freedom and confidence to Muslim and non-Muslim women alike.
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Michael Wilkinson; credit: Steven Simko photography
Class: design-style
Michael Wilkinson: American Superheroes meet Australian Style
Sydney-born Michael Wilkinson has conquered Hollywood with his costumes for films including American Hustle, Batman V Superman and Babel. Now he has launched his own company to bridge the gap between fashion and film.
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