Western Australia: The Best View of the Milky Way

Now stargazers can delight, as the canvas of their piece of sky has become larger than ever. Western Australia (WA) has crafted a spectacular Astro- tourism trail through nine towns of its mid-western region. The region’s isolation has helped it win the contract to build the world’s largest telescope, with 13 countries working on it.

The Federal Government Introduces DMO to Regulate Electricity Prices

The Australian Federal Government is regularizing electricity prices and dissolving competition between providers. The introduction of Default Market Offer (DMO) by the government went on the floors on July 1, 2019. This has had a mixed reception by providers. The DMO, gives a price comparison between different services rather than fix on a ceiling cost.

Dark Patterns Hinder Accessibility for People with Disabilities

The annoyingly inherent part of accessibility to most internet portals, websites and platforms is the perennial submission of proof that you are not a ‘bot’ but a human. So, you are constantly intruded with questions like “spot the traffic lights in the pictures” or something similar to prove you are not a machine, manipulating your

New Energy Storage and Transmissions Needed for the Rapidly Growing Renewables

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has predicted that the Australian Energy Market will need an increased storage capacity. It will also need to push for advancement in energy transference as the number of renewable energy projects presently underway, will pump in copious amounts of energy in the next 20 years. This will also a structural redesigning

UTAS Comes Under Fire for Poor Foreign Students’ Performances

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) has been in the news for sometime now. Recently a report compiled by an externally appointed committee revealed that the University needs to seriously reconsider its international students’ admission process, especially their English proficiency parameter check. UTAS international have proved to be extremely lucrative in the last couple of years.

Australia Hit by Telstra Outage, Halting Major Transactions Across the Country

Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company operates majority of the industry and related services. Thursday, July 11, 2019, had businesses and individuals scattering cries as the country was hit by a Telstra outage. Many transactions, banking, shopping all came to a shocking standstill as electronic payment services across the banking system, including ATMs and EFTPOS, stopped responding to

Breast Implants Causing Rare Cancer: The Industry Comes Under Scrutiny

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has been 10 years too late in proposing a ban or suspension of high-grade textured implants because of their links to the rare cancer. Recent statistics reveal breast implants are causing a rare cancer in women in Australia and New Zealand, called the anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Women diagnosed

New Technology Law leaves out Australian Tech Companies

In an attempt to strengthen Technology Legislation in Australia, the Country’s Home Affairs Department has, according to some reports, not taken the local Australian industry into confidence. The federal department released a public draft that allows the government to get and in certain cases force technology companies to help police access encrypted messages. The consultation