Innovation News

The Sky Is No Longer the Limit


On July 1st the Australian government finally entered the space race with the Australian Space Agency. While there’s been much excitement about the launch, the reality is that local companies are have been active in the sector for some time, including Gilmour Space Technologies on the Gold Coast.

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Little Feelgood Moments


In 2017 during his final year of IT at Griffith University, former Mayor’s Student Ambassador Josh Murchie attended a startup weekend organised by Study Gold Coast. Within the space of 12 months the seed of his idea had evolved into a fully fledged venture with investors and partners.

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Human Libraries concept ‘books’ students for social change


We all know the saying ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’. A Gold Coast university is taking the phrase to a new level of awareness via a unique social experiment to challenge prejudice and social stigma.

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Beyond 2018 - Kate Jones shares her vision for the city


Prior to winning the bid for the Commonwealth Games back in 2011 former Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke said that the city would not only benefit from $2 billion in economic investment, 30 000 new jobs and more than $500 million worth of new transport and sporting infrastructure, but the...

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A Myriad Of Possibilities For The Future


They descended from the sky on board 4 luxurious choppers gilded in black, scarlet, white and gold with an air of anticipation.

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Gold Coast students the robotics champions of the world


Education Minister Kate Jones today congratulated Merrimac State High School students Melanie Hanson, Bradley Cornelius and Aaron Martin for their performance to take out the Junior Category of the World Robot Summit in Tokyo this month.

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Students switch on for Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award 2017


THE next big bright idea could be sparked in Gold Coast classrooms with the launch of the 4th annual 2017 Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award. The Mayor's Telstra Technology Award recognises and drives innovation and entrepreneurship in a competition designed to uncover new technologies by some of our brightest students.

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Education and Careers in a World of Rapid Change


The Gold Coast Careers Festival arrives in Broadbeach this week (10-11 May) and with it comes some exciting new features for the expanded two-day event that are make it unmissable.

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