School will start on a somewhat sombre note this year. Some schools will still be shrouded in smog from the bushfires. Some students will be grieving the loss of property, animals or even family and friends.
We already know how deadly this summer’s fires have been for mammals, birds, and reptiles across Australia.
One of Australia’s top telescopes will receive an A$2.6 million upgrade to help extend its three-decade record of improving our understanding of the Universe.
A new Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant will support the upgrade of the CSIRO Australia Telescope Compact Array, thereby strengthening the nation’s capacity for scientific discovery.
It is the year of the Tokyo Olympics, and the International Olympic Committee was quickly out of the blocks with new guidelines regarding athlete protests.
Many young people feel undecided about their career pathway. One study found around one in five teenagers were uncertain about a clear career goal.