Growing the north

The top end of Australia is a region with promising export capabilities. Rosslyn Beeby looks into Australia’s burgeoning northern food bowl.

Cooking with gas

In 2011, the Labor Government’s Draft Energy White Paper predicted that natural gas could account for 44% of electricity production in Australia by 2050 – more than double the current capacity of gas.

Data discoveries

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) researchers are combining big data throughput with high-resolution nuclear science techniques to tackle broad environmental issues, reports Clare Pain.

Pipeline design for a safer future

The Energy Pipelines CRC is working to prevent a pipeline disaster ever occurring in Australia, Clare Pain reports.

The wider view

The 3% of Australians living in remote regions face significant health and social challenges. Two CRCs are finding solutions, writes Fran Molloy.

Boom time: the new, smart manufacturing

Job stats are low but hopes are high for Australia’s beleaguered manufacturing sector to transition into a high-tech, world-class, niche market operator. Myles Gough reports.

Fields of glory

New technologies at the frontier of Australia’s agricultural boom are set to secure our place as a strong global competitor, write Rosslyn Beeby.

The new class

Australian innovation is making an impact on the world stage as businesses and researchers forge ahead into foreign markets says Penny Pryor.