Australian mangoes ripe for export

Millions of Australian mangoes will soon be on their way to key export markets around the world, thanks to support from the Liberal-National Government’s International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM). With a $317.1 million funding boost in the Federal Budget, IFAM continues to support Australian exporters, including our mango growers toRead More →

Virtual learning life skills

A game-changer for children with intellectual disabilities Learning to become independent is a crucial developmental milestone for all children, but for children with an intellectual disability, mastering everyday activities life skills can be an uphill battle. Now, a new virtual reality (VR) program developed by the University of South Australia is poisedRead More →

PDWL Asylum seeker court battle

Last month, the Federal Court criticized the conduct of the Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge and said he had “unlawfully deprived” the man PDWL – an Afghani asylum seeker of his liberty, after the minister failed to immediately release PDWL from immigration detention once he was awarded a temporary protection visa.Read More →

Shirin Malekpour Monash UN appointment

Dr Shirin Malekpour, a senior lecturer at the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI), has been selected by UN Secretary-General António Guterresto to be part of the Independent Group of Scientists that will draft the UN’s 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR). Dr Shirin Malekpour is the only Australian among 15Read More →