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Genex Power Plans World’s First Solar PV Plant & Pumped Hydro Storage Project

Originally published on RenewEconomy. Genex Power has unveiled plans to build a 150MW solar PV project at the old Kidston gold mine in Queensland, siting it adjacent to a proposed 330MW pumped hydro storage project. If it goes ahead,...Show More Summary

Body positive advertisement taken down after prudes complain that it's 'pornographic.'

3 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

A body-positive advertising campaign was reported as "pornographic" by concerned parents at a mall in Queensland, Australia. The campaign was for Lush Cosmetics, a company that prides itself on selling eco-friendly body products that use no packaging. Show More Summary

Forrest, bowlers star in Queensland victory

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Queensland had the better of a sluggish pitch at Blacktown Oval to defeat Victoria in an attritional, low scoring Matador Cup match

Self-regulating coral protect themselves against ocean acidification

A new study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Queensland has found that the Porites cylindrica variety of coral have an in-built mechanism that protects them in environments where there is a high fluctuation in ocean pH. The researchers discovered that Porites cylindrica in the Heron Island […]

Rare Bee Gees LP in SLQ collection

Did you know State Library of Queensland has recently acquired an extremely rare issue of the Bee Gees debut album, The Bee Gee’s Sing and Play 14 Songs by Barry Gibb to add to its collection of Bee Gees recordings? This valuable album is the second pressing on Leedon / Calendar label. The original issue of... Read more

El Nino coral damage ‘could be worst ever’

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Scientists Thursday warned the world faced mass global coral bleaching next year driven by the warming effects of the El Nino weather phenomenon, and it could be the worst on record. A study by the University of Queensland and the US National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration said it would be only...

Bank of Queensland's result hits the sweet spot

Watch: Investors have cheered the bank's record profit and upbeat outlook, bidding shares up heavily on the back of today's strong result.

Report: How Coal and Gas Industry Get Their Way In Fossil Fuel Rich Queensland

Where and how should the public expect negotiations between fossil fuel industries and governments be carried out? What kind of relationships should exist between fossil fuel corporations and the politicians and public servants who are...Show More Summary

ADF’s New Amphibious Capability Demonstrated

Australia’s newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element, has demonstrated its capacity in waters off the North Queensland coast during the Sea Series of exercises.

ADF’s New Amphibious Capability Demonstrated

  Australia’s newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element, has demonstrated its capacity in waters off the North Queensland coast during the Sea Series of exercises.

Germans in Queensland – History in Pictures

From the 1850’s onward many German migrants left their ancestral country to settle in the new colony of Queensland. According to the 1901 Commonwealth Census, 38,352 Australians had been born in Germany. Queensland, by far and away, held the majority of those Germany-born Australians with a total figure of 13,163. State Library of Queensland holds... Read more

All The News You Missed Over The Long Weekend

If you’re in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia or the ACT, then you’re probably back at work after a well-deserved long weekend. If you stayed off the internet, then you might have not caught up with anything that happened in the world of tech. Show More Summary

BoQ 'will defend' class action

Bank of Queensland says it will fight a potential class action from Shine Lawyers.

Swimsuits for sea turtles

If you're wondering what the best dressed sea turtles are wearing at the beach this season, then the University of Queensland has the answer. As part of a study to find the foraging areas of endangered loggerhead turtles, researchers...Show More Summary

New Chair for Townsville Port

The Palaszczuk Government has appointed one of Queensland’s most respected businesswomen, Renita Garard as the new Chair of the Port of Townsville. In a statement released earlier today,

You NEED to watch the absolutely bonkers ending to the NRL Grand Final

Let's set the scene here: The NRL Grand Final in Australia was between the Brisbane Broncos and North Queensland Cowboys. Two teams that share a state, but no good wishes. Both teams finished the season with the IDENTICAL record, separated only by points against. Show More Summary

Baby Turtles in Swimsuits

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: University of Queensland) It's a stylish one piece suit with pair of stripes across the midriff to accentuate the body's lines. Why is this baby loggerhead sea turtle wearing it? Owen Coffee, a doctoral student at the University of Queensland built this swimsuit in order to hold a diaper on it. Show More Summary

Kangaroo boxing legends duke it out in middle of road

A father and son in Queensland didn't expect to witness the sporting event of the year on their drive home from the pub. But they did. Quinton Turner and his dad were forced to halt their vehicle Sunday night when they came across two kangaroos tussling in the middle of the road. Show More Summary

Fleeting Wonders: the 2015 Sea Turtle Swimsuit Collection

A sea turtle hatchling, playful and spunky in a piece from the Vision Research Collection. (Photo: University of Queensland) Sea turtles already sport some of the best accessories in the animal kingdom—those shells are so scute! ButShow More Summary

Starfish-tracking eco-bots help protect vulnerable coral reef

Queensland University of Technology researchers have developed a robot that use real-time image monitoring software to protect coral population on the Great Barrier Reef. The post Starfish-tracking eco-bots help protect vulnerable coral reef appeared first on Springwise.

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