Future wool leaders sought | Countryman

A leadership training program is seeking applications from recent university graduates with a connection to the wool industry. The Australian Wool Innovation Training Program provides successful applicants with a through understanding of the wool supply chain from fibre to fashion. AWI chief executive Stuart McCullough said it was an important …

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Tassie calls but heart still here

The name Jo Dalton is almost synonymous with Brunswick, making it all the more sad when she packs up next month to start her next chapter in Tasmania. In the 15 years she has been in WA, Jo, pictured, and her husband, Andy, have made a huge mark. “Leaving Brunswick …

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Parliament passes port security crackdown

Laws to ban serious criminals from accessing secure areas at airports and seaports have passed the Senate. The federal opposition lost its battle on Wednesday to split the bill into two, which Labor said was needed in order to do more work on the clearance process for foreign workers in …

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New see-in-the-dark tech for eyeglasses

An Australian-made coating that could be applied to standard eyeglasses allows people to see clearly in the dark, revolutionising night vision. The first-of-its-kind thin film could be used by defence personnel, police and paramedics, who are often required to work at night The technology could also make it safer to …

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Victoria’s latest round of COVID-19 rules

NEW RESTRICTIONS FOR MELBOURNE FROM 11.59PM ON THURSDAY: * 25km travel limit removed. * Ban lifted on travel from Melbourne to regional Victoria. * Masks only mandatory outdoors when social distancing isn’t possible, still required indoors. * Home visits allowed for two adults plus dependents per day. * Public gatherings …

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