Ginninderra News

  • 17 Aug 2018

    Innovation fit for the Queen – Aerogard born in Canberra and WW II

    The innovation that kept flies off Queen Elizabeth on a golf day in Canberra in 1963 became Australia’s iconic insect repellent – Aerogard – just one of the amazing results born out of 91 years of CSIRO in the national capital. At a garden...

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  • 09 Aug 2018

    CSIRO accelerates hydrogen-powered future

    Australia is a step closer to a new hydrogen production and export industry following the national science agency’s successful refuelling of two fuel cell vehicles.  CSIRO Chief Executive Larry Marshall was one of the first to ride in the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Nexo...

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  • 03 Aug 2018

    August project update – CSIRO anticipates fresh approach to market through RFP

    Over the past seven years, CSIRO has been investigating how we can better utilise the Ginninderra site for the benefit of science and Australia. Following ‘Urban’ reclassification under the National Capital Plan Amendment in 2016, CSIRO formally called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for...

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  • 19 Jul 2018

    New App to energise future

    A new CSIRO App will gather vital information about the way households consume, generate and interact with energy, and help inform future energy decisions and solutions. CSIRO is calling on all Australians to be ‘citizen scientists’ and contribute to a better understanding of energy...

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  • 10 Jul 2018

    Project update – June/July

    The community planting days and associated activities were the major focus at CSIRO Ginninderra in May/June. Over the course of two days, we were delighted to see more than 100 community volunteers including local residents, families and Cub Scouts turn out to help deliver this...

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