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Nov 12, 2020 5 tweets 2 min read
“10 years from now, 2019 won’t have been unusual.”

The 6th joint @BOM_au and @CSIRO State of the Climate report has just been released.… It shows Australia is continuing to warm & experience more frequent extreme weather events such as bushfires, droughts, and marine heatwaves.
Nov 12, 2020 15 tweets 11 min read
NOW LIVE: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples were some of the world's first astronomers.

Explore the sky and the stars with us, @raejohnston, @AstroKirsten and Djarra Delaney. #NAIDOCWeek #NAIDOC2020 #AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe… Tonight's host is @raejohnston, the science & technology editor at @NITV.
Sep 20, 2019 10 tweets 5 min read
Australia cannot afford to compromise the principles underpinning scientific research.

#auspol #auspol2019
@karenandrewsmp @BOConnorMP @AdamBandt @RichardMarlesMP… The National Research and Innovation Alliance, a body of organisations representing researchers across Australia, commit to the Principle of Universality (freedom and responsibility) of Science.
Aug 20, 2019 9 tweets 5 min read
Many in community are looking for answers to the questions about the #science of #GeneticModification (GM). To help more people understand the evidence, today we are publishing a #Q&A that tackles some of the big questions. #auspol Research by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) has found knowledge about what foods in Australia are genetically modified is generally poor. A simple google search also demonstrates just how much conflicting & inaccurate information there is out there on GM.