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Tuesday, December 5, 2023


Dr Chris Morrey with the new VELYS robot at the Cairns Private Hospital.

Advanced robot to help in surgeries

FAR north Queensland is now home to new state-of-the-art robotic technology as Cairns Private Hospital unveiled a surgical robot for use during knee replacement surgery.

Affordable Energy Via Community Battery

Cairns will receive a community battery courtesy of the Federal Government's commitments to help lower household electricity bills, and reduce emissions.
Ananya Malik and Jonty Heath-Coppin crash test a model car at the JCU engineering program for high school students.

Bright sparks get taste of engineering with JCU

Some of Australia’s brightest young minds have graduated from a week-long JCU engineering program designed to inspire the next generation of whiz kids.
Person with umbrella in the rain.

Cairns weather radar receives upgrade

CAIRNS and surrounding residents will now have access to more reliable and up-to-date weather information after a significant upgrade to the weather radar in Cairns was completed.
Close up image of a microscope.

Engaging Science Grants to boost STEM activities

It’s time to celebrate STEM as a community and find innovate solutions to solve global issues.
JUST over 40 science-based community events and projects have received State Government funding.

Grants for the pursuit of science

JUST over 40 community events and projects ranging from collecting population data of manta rays to using artificial intelligence technology to study changes in the Great Barrier Reef will share in more than $700,000 in funding.

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