With news this week that the Victorian State Government is keen to return Melbourne to COVID-normal, a quarter of the workforce in high-risk industries such as abattoirs and supermarkets will be tested for COVID-19 regardless of whether they have symptoms or not. With the Victorian Government wanting to drive up testing
Results from a major national research study reveal that demand for travel amongst the Australian Indian community is strong, with 42% of survey respondents likely to go for travel for leisure within 1-3 months of travel restrictions easing. Furthermore, 100% of respondents are likely to take between 1-3 leisure travel trips
Kyle Magee, 36, has stopped work at Adani’s Abbot Point coal terminal this morning by walking into the port and locking himself to coal loading infrastructure. Magee, using a colourfully painted and decorated metal elbow lock called a ‘love on’ attached himself to a coal conveyor belt to disrupt work.
A lightweight mobile CT scanner small enough to fit into standard ambulances, has been designed and developed by Monash University in partnership with Micro-X and could provide faster stroke diagnosis at the point of care. Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term disability in Australia and the second
Researchers and graduate teachers from Monash University’s Faculty of Education have come together to address the challenges the education sector faces in providing a quality, inclusive learning environment for students across Victoria during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. As Victorian schools, teachers and students adapt to the pressures of Stage 4
From 15 November 2020, there will be an updated Australian Citizenship Test with a clear focus on Australian values. The test will incorporate 5 of 20 multiple-choice questions on Australian values. Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge said the test would be updated for
A revolutionary cortical vision device, developed by Monash University researchers that could one day help restore vision to the blind, is being prepared for world-first human clinical trials in Melbourne. Through Monash University’s Cortical Frontiers project, researchers have developed miniaturised, wireless electronic implants that sit on the surface of the