Fencing News and Stories

Sheep are social animals that can recognise other sheep as well as familiar humans.

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Desert mammal populations are limited by introduced predators rather than future climate change.

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The nearly 700 investigations by Consumer and Business Services of dangerous or shoddy work by tradespeople during 2016/17 highlights the need for consumers to do their research.

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Friday, 20 October 2017 10:15

Local farmers creating value from waste

Local farmers have been doing it tough over the past ten years but recently published research by a team from QUT and Griffith University has unearthed a potential antidote to the problem.

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Friday, 20 October 2017 10:01

Liquid metal discovery

Researchers from RMIT University have used liquid metal to create two-dimensional materials no thicker than a few atoms that have never before been seen in nature.

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While Australian cities are often labelled some of the most liveable in the world, this isn’t the daily reality for many residents of our capitals, a new report from RMIT University has found.

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Thursday, 12 October 2017 10:12

What is a safe following distance?

Dr Sebastien Demmel, from QUT’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), said the results of the study which found 50 per cent of drivers tailgate, were being presented at the 2017 Australasian Road Safety Conference in Perth.

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Thursday, 12 October 2017 10:04

Drivers are less cautious at railway crossings

Drivers aren’t as cautious approaching a railway level crossing compared to a road intersection, despite the greater risk of fatality if a collision occurs, a new QUT study has found.

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Feral cats kill 316 million birds and pet cats kill 61 million birds in Australia every year. This equates to cats killing more than 1 million Australian birds every day. More than 99% of these casualties are native birds.

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Friday, 22 September 2017 11:53

Unlocking South Australia’s copper resources

The University of Adelaide will lead a research consortium to develop advanced technologies to boost South Australia’s copper production and develop a globally competitive mining technology services sector in the state.

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