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Category: Lifelong Learning

National Recycling Week 2011: November 7 to 13

Join together to reduce, reuse and recycle! Take part in loads of events throughout the country and contribute to reducing waste in Australia.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 08 Nov 2011

Saving money could be costing you heaps

When shopping for appliances, it’s easy to compare purchase price to save money. But what about the cost to run an appliance over its lifetime—don’t you wish you could compare that too?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 03 Nov 2011

Clickfest Launch

In November this year, DART Connections is hosting 'Clickfest': a month of free video conferencing to encourage more teachers to give it a go.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Nov 2011

Up Close and Spineless

The Australian Museum holds an annual photographic competition called Up Close & Spineless to raise awareness of the wonderful world of invertebrates. The winning, highly commended and runner-up entries have been selected for 2011.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Oct 2011

Water, Water, Everywhere....

"Water, water, everywhere and not a drop drink"; poetic lines, but closer to the truth than you may think.

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 21 Oct 2011

Students use iPads in new 'My Cultural Object' learning program

Students displayed personally significant cultural objects at the Museum today.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Oct 2011

Mining in the backyard

Privately owned land can be mined, and there is not much farmers can do or say about it. Should farmers have more rights to what happens on their own turf?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Oct 2011

More Power to the EPA

New environmental laws giving the Environmental Protection Authourity (EPA) more power pass in the NSW State Parliment unopposed in the shadow of the Carbon Tax.

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 14 Oct 2011

The Carbon Tax Controversy

Currently, when you buy something that relies on carbon-intensive materials or manufacturing, the price you pay does not reflect the cost it has on the environment. Is the carbon tax a brilliant solution to climate change or does it mean pain with no environmental gain?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Oct 2011

Natural Solutions

Is there a natural solution to our carbon emissions problem?

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Sep 2011