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How better data would improve the electricity market

The Australian Electricity Regulator is investigating whether wholesale electricity generators in New South Wales are bidding "in good faith" in the electricity market. Good faith means price changes are the result of real problems, such as weather or machinery failure, rather than market manipulation.

NSW Govt announces changes to Graduated Licensing Scheme, adopts Victorian model

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Transport for New South Wales (NSW) has announced “major improvements” to its Graduated Licensing Scheme, with the changes largely aligning with the process used in Victoria. Coming into effect from 20 November 2017, the revised scheme comes with three main changes. Firstly, learner drivers will now be required to complete the Hazard Perception Test before undertaking the […]

Bob Holland passes away aged 70

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The former Australia and New South Wales cricketer passed away aged 70

Viewing Picks for September 15, 2017

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Semifinal, Spotless Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Greater Western Sydney Giants vs. West Coast Eagles — FS2, 5 a.m. (Saturday) Boxing CBS Sports Spectacular: Fight Night, The Dome at the Ballpark, Rosemont, IL Light Heavyweights Mike Lee vs. Show More Summary

SparkLabs Group launches an agricultural tech accelerator called Cultiv8 in Australia

SparkLabs Group, which claims to be the largest startup accelerator group in Asia, is stepping into agricultural tech with a new program created in partnership with the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries. Called SparkLabs Cultiv8 and based in Orange, Australia, the accelerator will start in the second quarter of 2018. Read More

Bush fire season cranks up in Australia

The bush fire season is heating up in New South Wales, Australia as... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit to read the rest.

Ancient tree reveals cause of spike in Arctic temperature

(University of New South Wales) A kauri tree trapped in a New Zealand swamp for 30,000 years may have overturned the idea that a slowdown in ocean currents in the North Atlantic may be entirely responsible for Dansgaard-Oeschger events...Show More Summary

Great white shark bites surfer, snaps surfboard in half and sends him flying

An Australian surfer is “lucky to be alive” after a great white shark attacked him from below while he was lying on his surfboard off Iluka in New South Wales. The impact by the shark tossed Abe McGrath into the air, snapped his surfboard...Show More Summary

Queensland Places – Normanton – Former Bank of New South Wales Building

The former Bank of New South Wales, now Westpac Bank, Normanton building was constructed in 1886 as the bank’s permanent premises in the town, intended to serve the Normanton region. The establishment of a bank branch here reflected the area’s growth and prosperity. By the mid-1880s, Normanton, on the Norman River, had developed as a... Read more

Viewing Picks for September 8, 2017

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Finals Week 1 Second Elimination Final, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney Swans vs. Essendon Bombers — FS2, 2 a.m. (Saturday) First Elimination Final, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Port Adelaide Power vs. Show More Summary

Study offers a new mindset in the search for stroke therapies

(University of New South Wales) UNSW researchers have identified a promising new avenue to explore in the search for stroke treatments, after translating findings from Alzheimer's disease.

Flip-flop qubits: Radical new quantum computing design invented

Engineers at Australia's University of New South Wales have invented a radical new architecture for quantum computing, based on novel 'flip-flop qubits', that promises to make the large-scale manufacture of quantum chips dramatically cheaper - and easier - than thought possible.

It's Sea Slug Census Time Again!

Nelson Bay, a biodiversity hotspot off Port Stephens in New South Wales, Australia, has a number of garish occupants. There's Pteraeolidia ianthina, or the "Blue Dragon," which is covered in neon spines. There's also Chromodoris splendida, which, with its striped horns and bright red spots, looks like a devilish clown. Show More Summary

NSW ‘4’ historic number plates sell for record $2.45m

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The New South Wales vintage registration plate ‘4’ sold for a record $2.45 million at the Shannons Winter Classic Auction in Sydney on Monday night. The winning bid came in at $1 million over the estimated price guide – and a good deal more than the most recent records of $750,000 each for NSW plates 29 and […]

2017 Rally Australia: Coffs Harbour readying for WRC return

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Rally Australia is back for another year, with the picturesque Coffs Coast in Northern New South Wales again set to welcome the world’s best rally drivers for the final round of the 2017 World Rally Championship (WRC). Comprising a total of 318 competitive kilometres spread across 21 stages, Rally Australia kicks off in November, transforming […]

Remorseful O'Keefe digests whirlwind recall

3 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Steve O'Keefe admits he thought his career was over after offensive behaviour towards another Australian cricketer at the New South Wales end of season awards night, but understands how he finds himself back in the Test squad in Bangladesh despite still b

Cuneiform tablet is oldest (& newest) trigonometric table

Mathematicians at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, in think they’ve cracked a cuneiform code that has given rise to vigorous debate in the mathematical community for almost a century. The bone, or in this case clay tablet, of contention is known as Plimpton 322 and has been in the Columbia […]

Rugby-Simmons moves to NSW, commits to Wallabies until 2019 World Cup

SYDNEY, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Experienced lock Rob Simmons has moved to the New South Wales Waratahs and committed to the Australian Rugby Union until after the next World Cup in Japan, the ARU said on Thursday.

Record Drop in HIV Cases in New South Wales

The Australian state saw the largest drop in HIV cases among gay and bisexual MSM since records began in 1985.

High-speed switching for ultrafast electromechanical switches and sensors

(Tokyo Institute of Technology) Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagoya University, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and University of New South Wales have observed high-speed switching in Pb(Zr0.4Ti0.6)O3 thin films under applied rectangular electric field pulses.

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