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Budget 2017: STEM education in rural Australia gains AU$30m

The Australian government has announced that it will provide AU$24 million to establish a Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program targeting the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields of study. Beginning this year, around 1,200 scholarships worth AU$20,000 each will be gifted to students undertaking undergraduate, post-graduate, or vocational education and training qualifications in […]

May 10th, 2017
Topic: AGRICULTURE, EDUCATION TRAINING, GOVERNMENT, GRANTS SUBSIDIES Tags: , ,

DRONE REPORT ON YOUR CROP FROM AN EYE IN THE SKY

Large-area, high-altitude, multi-spectral image of fields, captured from a UAV. At this scale, the image shows the health of the plants below—the darker the green, the healthier the plants. Analysts can zoom in for much more detailed information. Image courtesy of Insitu Pacific. “One of the most exciting applications we’re seeing for UAVs [unmanned aerial vehicles] […]

May 19th, 2016
Topic: DEVICES INSTRUMENTS, DRONES, EDUCATION TRAINING Tags: , ,

Miner teams with QLD agricultural college with free scholarships for farmers

Glencore has partnered with Queensland’s Emerald Agricultural College to help develop a new generation of farmers. The new partnership is designed to support the college’s Australian Primary Industries Production Program (APIP) through scholarships. Glencore will provide five scholarships valued at $10 000 each to students starting the two year APIP program for the agricultural college’s […]

March 13th, 2015
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, EDUCATION TRAINING, GRANTS SUBSIDIES, MINING OIL GAS Tags: None

DISSECTING A PIG IN AN EMPTY CLASSROOM VIA VIRTUAL LESSONS OVER THE NET TO COUNTRY PUPILS

LEARNING FROM THE BUSH USING VIRTUAL LESSONS VIA THE NET TEENAGE giggles and lively classroom chatter spilt into the hallway at University of NSW’s museum of human disease. But, behind the lecture room doors, was a surprisingly subdued scene. A lone teacher stood before a room of empty chairs. The classroom sounds were of a […]

February 4th, 2013
Topic: COMPUTERS IT, EDUCATION TRAINING, Pigs Tags: , , , , , ,

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TO SPEND $200M ON ADDRESSING THE SKILL SHORTAGES

Can you get a piece of this money cake??? You are here: Skills > Programs > Skills and Training Programs > Critical Skills Investment Fund The Critical Skills Investment Fund (the Fund) provides $200 million Australian Government co funding for industry partnerships to undertake projects that provide training and employment opportunities in critical industry sectors. The goal of […]

February 25th, 2011
Topic: BUSINESSES SELF EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION TRAINING, FREE STUFF, GOVERNMENT, HELP ASSISTANCE, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES Tags: , , , ,

OVERSEAS TRAINED DOCTORS TO BE LOOKED AT FOR AUSTRALIAN APPLICATIONS

Inquiry into overseas trained doctors The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing has adopted a reference from the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, Minister for Health and Ageing to inquire into and report on the registration processes and support available to Overseas Trained Doctors (OTD’s) in Australia. In particular, the Committee has been […]

January 2nd, 2011
Topic: EDUCATION TRAINING, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES, MEDICAL Tags: , , , ,

RURAL YOUTH NEED TERTIARY FUNDING ASSISTANCE

Rural Tertiary Hardship Fund Taskforce Long Overdue Labor has left it to the very last minute to pull together the taskforce which will decide which rural and regional students – including local students – will get financial help to go to university following changes to Youth Allowance eligibility criteria. Local Federal Member Paul Neville said […]

December 4th, 2010
Topic: EDUCATION TRAINING, GOVERNMENT, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES, Money & Investments Tags: , , , , ,

COUNTRY LIFE IN AUSTRALIA NOW HAS A NEW PRESENCE

AUSTRALIANS NOW HAVE A SOURCE OF INFORMATION ABOUT RURAL COUNTRY LIFE ON THE LAND. WATCH HERE FOR GREAT INFO ENJOY YOUR JOURNEY This site will report on the many aspects of  what rural life [with it’s ups and downs] consists of. The varied and rewarding & sometimes painful life can present some challenges but well […]

August 11th, 2010
Topic: AGRICULTURE, ANIMALS & STOCK, ARTICLES STORIES, BOOKS MAGS PUBLICATIONS, BUSINESSES SELF EMPLOYMENT, CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS CARTOONS JOKES, COMMUNICATIONS, COUNTRY LIFESTYLES, EDUCATION TRAINING, ENTERTAINMENT, EVENTS FAIRS SHOWS, FASHION STYLE GROOMING, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, GOVERNMENT, INVENTIONS, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES, LATEST PRODUCTS, MACHINERY EQUIPMENT, MEDICAL, MINING OIL GAS, NATIVE TITLE LAND RIGHTS, NEWSPAPERS ADVERTISING, NOTICES INVITATIONS, PEOPLE, PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS, RENEWABLE ENERGY, RESOURCES MINERALS, SOCIALS GROUPS, SOILS EROSION, SOLAR ENERGY, SPORTS & RACING, TOURISM & ACCOMMODATION, VEHICLES TRANSPORT, WATER & IRRIGATION, WEATHER Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,