Pawsey centre installs diamond-based quantum computer

Perth’s Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre will trial a Quantum Brilliance room-temperature, diamond-based quantum ‘accelerator’ computer. The trial will be the world’s first of a diamond-based quantum computer located on-site at a research supercomputing facility. Developed by German-Australian start-up Quantum Brilliance, the rack-mounted diamond quantum “accelerator” leverages synthetic diamonds to run at room temperature in any…

South Australia moves to build hydrogen power station

The South Australian government has moved on its promised construction of the country’s first green hydrogen powered electricity generation station, part of its Hydrogen Jobs Plan promised before the recent state election. Premier Peter Malinauskas announced the opening of a Hydrogen Jobs Plan Market Sounding and the introduction of legislation on hydrogen production, storage and…

Celebrating Australian Made – GPC Electronics

Our Celebrating Australian Made editorial series continues today with a profile of one company that has seen the rise, and at least partial retreat of globalisation and offshoring – Australia’s largest electronics manufacturer GPC Electronics. By Peter Roberts. There have been a number of tentative renaissances of Australian manufacturing since protectionism was withdrawn and the…

BAE Systems Hunter frigate construction – latest video – Celebrating Australian Made

Helping launch our second Celebrating Australian Made editorial series, today we get another look into Australia’s biggest manufacturing project underway at the Osborne naval shipyard in Adelaide. Here we show the latest video of prototype production underway for the Hunter class frigate build. There is no bigger manufacturing project underway in Australia than BAE Systems…