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CSIRO 52m
Yay to all the girls in the Goethe Institute’s Australian girls’ day today! 80 students are visiting us in Armidale NSW ^PT
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Science&TechnologyAU 2h
The Outlook is an important nonpartisan opportunity and evidence-based framework for reimagining Australia’s future, says , based on broad consultation and detailed modelling by CSIRO scientists - via the
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Gilbert + Tobin 17h
At today's launch of the 2019 Australian National Outlook (ANO) project G+T lawyer & ANO Youth Representative Jessie-Grace Stephenson shared her reflections on the project and called for action towards a better future.
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A fossil of this giant sea creature has been discovered in . 🇦🇺 ^GK
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CSIRO 18h
That ends the launch of If you’re curious about the future your kids could face, we encourage you to read the report 🙌 We created the ANO to start a well-informed, scientifically robust conversation about our country’s future 🌏 📖
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So what's next for ? Our Chair, AO: "We're using this Australian National Outlook report to direct our actions. We're taking this message and being consistent, staying the course ... That's what creates change!" 🙌🇦🇺
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CSIRO 19h
looks to the future Fitting then, that the launch is closed by one of ANO’s youth reps, Jessie-Grace Stephenson of “Through the ANO process, it’s become clear to me that change *is* possible if we continue to show this passion and back it up with action.”
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James Deverell finishes on a humbling note: "We can achieve an Outlook Vision with bold action. Institutions can regain public trust with a long term view. It's not just economic growth: What's at stake here is nothing short of the future of our great country."
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CSIRO 19h
via 🌕 The Saturn V rockets were assembled at the Kennedy Space Centre 🚀 When it was completed in 1966, the Vehicle Assembly Building was the largest building in the world by volume.
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Roy Green 20h
“We can solve seemingly impossible problems & create value for society while doing so” launching 2019 Aus National Outlook report
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CSIRO 19h
On the 'Urban shift' from Kylie Rampa from talks about "Density done well". "If we design housing well, we can have more open space and greater social inclusion. *And* if you do this around public transport hubs, well, that's a game-changer."
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CSIRO 19h
It's all-star panel at the with representatives from and As says, "We've launched the report today, but long may the discussion continue! The challenges are complex, and can't be shrunk to a sound bite."
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Next up, NAB CCO shares a few words on what plans to do following this launch. He says the temptation with reports like this is to ask "What is the government doing about it?" But he says that the ANO encourages the private sector to act, too.
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Our Futures Director has the floor. He explains that draws on CSIRO’s world-leading integrated modelling and assessment capabilities *plus* the expertise of 52+ industry leaders from over 20 NGOs like who all investigated the Australia of 2060.
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"These are people who know this landscape intimately..." We're working with our First Nations communities to better understand changes to the atmosphere. 🖤💛❤️ Via ^KR
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"Australia faces some significant challenges ... these were actually quite confronting to authors. If we can't overcome these challenges, we could be on a path to slow decline. E.g. our relatively undiversified export market leaves us open to shocks."
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Next up, James Deverell, Director of CSIRO Futures. In leading the he asked: "How can we ensure that Australians continue to enjoy the best quality of life available to any nation, and give future generations access to even better opportunities?"
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took a great deal of brain power. “I congratulate each of you and acknowledge your role in helping not just deliver a unique and incisive report, but having the courage to think about what we need to do to secure a brighter future for Australia”
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"We can stand still and slide into the steady path of decline. *Or* we can embrace the power of science and tech. We can solve seemingly impossible problems like climate change, while creating new opportunities. But we'll need to make big changes"
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CSIRO 20h
Our Chief Executive is opening the launch of He reflects that Australia has had a prosperous past, with recent near-uninterrupted economic growth ... but there's no guarantee that this will continue. We need to create the future that we want.
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