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Snowy Mountain Scheme for the 21st Century by Leigh Ewbank
Recently Australia celebrated the 60th anniversary of the momentous Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Power Act – the first step in a 25-year journey to modernise our nation. Unrivalled in its ambition, the Snowy Mountains Scheme would meet the dual objectives of providing reliable electricity for our cities and towns, and water supplies to sustain food production along the Murray River.
Australia’s largest-ever engineering project would…
Flannery’s Classic Keynote
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As Prof Tim Flannery releases Here on Earth, it’s the perfect time to re-visit his keynote address at the Alfred Deakin Lecture series. Flannery challenges the popular perceptions of Darwin’s evolution and asks why our planet is our highest priority.
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