The idea behind this NESA Registered professional workshop was to introduce teachers to Makey Makey and how they could start to use this tool in the classroom.
Damien Ivers, production manager from MSM Milling delivered an exciting presentation to year 8 students at Canobolas Rural Technology High School on the 31st October as a part of the STEM Industry School Partnership Project.
This year, one of the priorities of RDA Central West is to work with the Growing Lachlan team to deliver a Western Area Business Forum in the Lachlan Shire to build business capability and networking, to help them establish links to start-up and innovation hubs currently gaining momentum in larger regional centres and to help promote the western area as being pro-active and open to new business growth opportunities.
Tropfest is about great stories, well told. Films can be about anything and must include the annual Tropfest Signature Item (TSI) which for Tropfest 27 is CANDLE.
Your film must be uploaded by 4th January 2019. (more…)
Grants of up to $20,000 are now available across drought-affected communities nationally. A smaller number of grants valued at up to $60,000 and $150,000 are also available for larger-scale and multi-year projects that have a broader impact. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and assessed quarterly.
The Federal Government has allocated an extra $81 million in funding for its Drought Communities Program (DPC) which offers eligible councils up to $1 million for projects and infrastructure that stimulate the economy of drought affected communities.
The Government has also increased the number of eligible councils from 60-81 local government areas.
Catchment Action NSW is inviting applications for the Small Grants for Groups project aimed at providing money for small groups to hold events that raise awareness and share their unique knowledge and skills.
This funding could support events such as field days, workshops, training and education.
These grants are designed to support small to medium wine exporters in capturing export opportunities in China and the USA, by offering reimbursement grants for specific export promotion activities from January 2018.
The review panel is interested in hearing from all people across the agricultural sector, including farming families experiencing hardship, and farming families who are doing well, trusted advisors and support networks such as: accountants, agricultural advisers, agronomists, financial planners, Rural Financial Counsellors, stockists, succession planners, industry and the general public.
Bathurst Council will host leading international investor Edith Yeung on Monday 29th October in a talk that will share with entrepreneurs her knowledge on how to prepare to be investment ready.
Ms Yeung is a Partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups which has invested in over 2,000 companies including mobile, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain startups.
Both scripted narrative and documentary projects are encouraged to apply for Skip Ahead five funding.
Applications will be considered from individual content creators (YouTube channels), teams of content creators (multiple YouTube channels), and/or established YouTube channels teaming up with an external producer or production house.