Applications open for $10 million in regional Victorian recycling grants

Applications opened on Wednesday for round one of the Victorian Regional Recycling Fund, with grants up to $500,000 each available to upgrade resource recovery centres. The funding would “strengthen regional Victoria’s recycling network” by upgrading regionally significant facilities, according to the government.   “These regional facilities are the building blocks for a robust recycling network that…

Build Australian satellites – Australian Academy of Science

Australia should build, launch and operate a range of satellites to reduce sovereign risk, according to a new report from the prestigious Australian Academy of Science. The Australia in Space: a decadal plan for Australian space science 2021–2030 report released today said Australia’s complete reliance on data from foreign-owned satellites in weather forecasting, resource and…

Fusetec opens 3D printed body part surgery training clinic

South Australian medical device company, Fusetec has opened what it believes is the world’s first 3D Advanced Surgical Training Clinic to demonstrate techniques to create and surgically implant 3D printed body parts. The company, which manufactures training systems and provides clinical training services, invested $6.8 million in the new clinic at Adelaide’s BioMed City, adjacent…

Tritium lists on NASDAQ, starts building US plant

Australian fast electric vehicle charger manufacturer Tritium has listed on the US stock exchange Nasdaq and begun construction of its second factory – this time in the United States. The company listed on NASDAQ following a a business combination with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation II (DCRN), taking Tritium DCFC Limited public. DCRN’s stockholders approved the…