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Paul Dastoor: In sunshine or in shadow
21 Sep 2017
Professor Paul Dastoor leads a team of 30 researchers who have shown that sheets of transparency plastic printed solar panels with light-absorbing electronic inks can conduct electricity. This technol ...
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Australian gamers training astronauts
7 Sep 2017
A virtual reality (VR) game developed by award-winning Australian company Opaque Media is being used by NASA to train its astronauts for future space missions. The space agency’s Hybrid Reality Labora ...
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Ray Harrington: Man v Weeds
1 Sep 2017
A Western Australian farmer is leading the charge in the global war on weeds with innovative technology that is now being used on farms internationally.
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In search of the perfect noodle
24 Aug 2017
Japan’s iconic Udon noodles need premium wheat varieties to produce a flawless product. This wheat is sourced from Western Australia, the world’s leading supplier of noodle wheat into Japan and Korea. ...
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Beau Clugston - Simplicity: a winning recipe
17 Aug 2017
From a young surfer with a taste for fresh seafood to top chef in the best restaurant in the world, Beau Clugston’s passion for Australian native ingredients has taken him around the world.
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Australian power for the future
20 Jul 2017
Professor Rose Amal is developing technology that uses sunlight to transform unwanted carbon dioxide into environmentally friendly fuels that could power the future.
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Australian solar company lighting up India's slums
13 Jul 2017
Pollinate Energy is helping to change the lives of poor families in India by providing solar-powered lights as an alternative to kerosene lamps, which emit deadly toxic fumes.
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The sound of success
22 Jun 2017
While most people are watching the action unfold on the big screen, Andy Wright is listening to it. As one of Australia’s leading sound mixers, he has mixed the sound of several major films in his 17- ...
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Pod Chocolate: a sweet story
15 Jun 2017
Toby Garritt’s curiosity for chocolate has led him on a remarkable journey that has transformed lives, the land and the way cocoa is grown and chocolate is made in Indonesia.
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New cell regeneration technology helps restore eyesight
8 Jun 2017
Dr Berkay Ozcelik, as part of a University of Melbourne team, has developed a way to grow corneal cells in the lab that may eliminate the need for donor corneas and restore eyesight to millions of peo ...
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Ironing out Iodine Deficiency
1 Jun 2017
Professor Eastman has been dubbed ‘the man who saved a million brains’ after leading many projects to abolish iodine deficiency – the most common preventable cause of brain damage throughout the devel ...
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Transforming the BFI London Film Festival
25 May 2017
As director of the BFI London Film Festival, Australian Clare Stewart is one of the most influential people in the city’s cultural scene.
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World-first tech turns tyres into fuel
18 May 2017
Australian company GDT has developed ground-breaking technology that converts rubber tyres into bio-oil, carbon and steel, helping solve the global environmental problem of what to do with millions of ...
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Tracey Moffatt: Expanding Australia's Horizons
11 May 2017
Tracey Moffatt is one of Australia’s most successful visual artists. In 2017, Moffatt will be the first solo Indigenous artist to represent Australia at the Venice Biennale.
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Grain gain: groundbreaking technology helps farmers
4 May 2017
Emma Weston is passionate about ensuring wheat farmers get paid fast and fairly. Her company, AgriDigital, is revolutionising the agriculture industry after conducting the world’s first live settlemen ...
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Light-stopping technology key breakthrough for quantum computing
27 Apr 2017
In their quest to develop an optical quantum computer, physicists at the Australian National University have brought light to a standstill inside a cloud of ultra-cold atoms, an important prerequisite ...
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Using the Internet of Things to increase global food production
20 Apr 2017
Entrepreneur Ros Harvey is using the Internet of Things (IoT) and innovative technology to help agribusinesses improve productivity and reduce waste.
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Bruna Papandrea - From Adelaide to Hollywood
13 Apr 2017
South Australian-born Bruna Papandrea is a respected producer in Hollywood having produced major films and television shows including the 2017 HBO hit Big Little Lies, and feature films Gone Girl, Wil ...
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From fish and chips to michelin stars
6 Apr 2017
Brett Graham began his career serving seafood in Newcastle and has used his down-to-earth Australian take on hospitality to claim two michelin-stars for his restaurant, The Ledbury, which is based in ...
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Safe, simple and needle-free vaccinations
30 Mar 2017
Smaller than a postage stamp and covered in vaccine-coated microscopic projections, the Nanopatch promises to save the lives of millions of people worldwide by giving them access to safe, effective an ...
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