Entries by emily

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Young Defence Network Breakfast

The purpose of the Young Defence Professionals Network is to better connect, engage and inform young professionals employed within the Defence Support Industry in the NT to equip them as the New Thinkers of the future. 3 Elements that were focused on at the Event Identifying what would make Young Defence Professionals want to come […]

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New CDU research to explore drivers of population change in the NT

Researchers from Charles Darwin University are calling for people to take part in the biggest survey ever undertaken into the drivers of population change in the NT.  The call-out is to past, present and potential Territorians to participate in the survey. It is part of the 2018-28 Northern Territory Population Growth Strategy, “The Territory […]

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Mobi secures seed funding from NEM Ventures

NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investments arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, last week announced their investment into ride-sharing start-up Mobi. Mobi combines the convenience of ride-sharing with the affordability of public transport; reducing congestion and commuting costs across the board. The app allows commuters to pre-arrange car sharing up to a week in […]

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Australia’s first indigenous Earth Ground station to be built in Alice Springs

Congratulations to the Centre for Appropriate Technology on their partnership with Viasat Global communications company Viasat Inc. has partnered with Aboriginal not-for-profit science and technology company Centre for Appropriate Technology (CfAT) to launch a Real-Time Earth (RTE) facility in Alice Springs. Indigenous Business Australia (IBA), will fund this project, which will see Australia’s first earth […]

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Lift me up, Mobi

By Darren Parkin Australian ride-sharing app Mobi has been given a lift with a financial boost from NEM Ventures – the investment arm of the NEM blockchain system. The Melbourne-based start-up, which partners with the city’s large employers to allow them to implement the carpooling app internally, is currently in its post-trial refinement stage, […]

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Difference, not deficit: ‘growing up Yolŋu’

By Ellie Turner A modern ethnographic study has been woven into a public record of the complex cultural practices vital to the way Yolŋu families raise children in remote north-east Arnhem Land. A new website, “Ŋuthanmaram djamarrkuḻiny’ märrma’kurr romgurr: Growing up children in two worlds”, has been developed from the video-based research project, which […]