Ginninderra News

  • 12 Dec 2017

    Ginninderra Project 2017: A year in review

    The vision to transform our Ginninderra research property into a showcase of sustainable urban living gathered momentum, with steady progress throughout 2017.  Some of the key highlights of the year were: community involvement in our on-site science and environmental restoration work through events like...

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  • 07 Dec 2017

    Synergy showcases science for a brighter future

    In opening its new $100m Synergy research facility in Canberra on 1 December, CSIRO showcased science, innovation and collaborations that will help it tackle future challenges and opportunities, including future cities and the Ginninderra initiative. In his address to gathered VIPs, stakeholders and collaborators...

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  • 30 Nov 2017

    What we want in a home and neighbourhood

    Across the world city planners are increasingly aware of the need to design and develop cities that are more sustainable and resilient to future environmental, social and economic changes.  However, a key question is: ‘how do such concerns rate for those people who are...

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  • 23 Nov 2017

    Ginninderra Project Team: Staff spotlight on Zillah Gisz

    As Urban Placemaker with CSIRO Ginninderra, Registered Architect Zillah Gisz, provides a smooth conduit between the project team and architects, urban designers and urban planners. Zillah’s focus is to help translate science into urban design and planning for the Ginninderra venture. This role utilises...

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  • 17 Nov 2017

    Ecologists launch new surveys

    Building on the foundation of 2016’s ‘Ecological Values of CSIRO Ginninderra Field Station Report’, our CSIRO ecologists identified aspects of Ginninderra’s fauna and flora that they wanted to explore in greater depth. A fresh survey was commissioned this Spring, with a specific focus on...

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