Mooroobool Preschoolers Get Head Start in STEM

PRESCHOOLERS at the Butterflies Early Learning and Childcare Centre in Mooroobool will be amongst the first in Australia to be introduced to science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) through a new series of fun, play-based apps. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said Butterflies was one of 100 early learning centres selected to be part…

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS – Australian Aid

In speaking to this motion I'd like to focus on tuberculosis, which is very much a disease of poverty. As a director of the Global TB Caucus and the Australian convenor for the Global HIV, Malaria and Tuberculosis Caucus, I'm also the co-chair of the Asia Pacific TB Caucus and Australian TB Caucus. Australia's TB…

Further Funding Boost for Cairns Aquarium

The Reef and Rainforest Research Centre is set to receive $300,000 to promote the conservation and protection of Far North Queensland’s natural environmental assets at the Cairns Aquarium. The Turnbull Government is providing $150,000 through the Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure program to the centre for the design, production and installation of interpretive signage. A further…