ALP brand blamed for NSW by-election loss

ALP brand blamed for NSW by-election loss

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says “NSW politics is tough” and she feels sorry for her opposition counterpart after the Nationals triumphed in last weekend’s by-election.Labor’s loss in the coal mining stronghold of the Upper Hunter has switched the spotlight from Ms Berejiklian’s scandal-plagued minority government to the woes of Labor leader Jodi McKay.Labor’s primary vote fell…

Live audience for Eurovision final

Live audience for Eurovision final

Move over sequins, disco beats and power ballads. A four-piece band of Italian rockers has won the Eurovision Song Contest.The music festival was cancelled last year amid the global pandemic but the event in Rotterdam’s Ahoy arena with its regime of testing and strict hygiene protocols was seen as a step toward a post-COVID-19 return…

Just gist

Just gist

EMBL Science and Society panel examines opportunities and limitations for big data in addressing present and future pandemicsThe use of data has played a central role in the COVID-19 pandemic, but it should come as no surprise that researchers are already looking at ways to improve data acquisition, management, and access. EMBL’s most recent Science…

Macquarie Capital Principal Finance bolsters UK biogas platform, Adapt Biogas, with new acquisition

Macquarie Capital Principal Finance bolsters UK biogas platform, Adapt Biogas, with new acquisition

Macquarie Capital Principal Finance (Macquarie Capital) has today announced the majority acquisition of Evercreech Renewable Energy Ltd (Evercreech) – a greenfield anaerobic digestion development in the United Kingdom (UK).Macquarie Capital’s investment will fund the end-to-end construction of the plant, which is expected to begin injecting green gas into the UK’s national gas network by early…

Malaysia and Australia enhance technology collaboration

Malaysia and Australia enhance technology collaboration

AustradeA new initiative launched in May aims to improve Australia–Malaysia collaboration in digital transformation.The Australia–Malaysia Tech Exchange (AMTX) is a program of business activities across multiple sectors jointly implemented by Austrade and the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). It seeks to help companies upscale their digital capabilities and increase commercial collaboration. The AMTX program will…