Ginninderra News

  • 16 Jul 2021

    Preserving ‘story-telling’ scar trees and Aboriginal heritage

    With NAIDOC Week celebrated across the country, we are pleased to report on efforts to preserve culturally modified scar trees and Aboriginal cultural heritage at CSIRO Ginninderra. Protecting  lands, waters, sacred sites and Aboriginal cultural heritage was the focus for the ‘Heal Country’ theme...

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  • 01 Jul 2021

    Project update – July 2021

    This month marks the end of a 60-year era at CSIRO Ginninderra Experiment Station, as the property has been decommissioned for agricultural research activities.   With CSIRO’s Boorowa Agricultural Research Station fully up and running, and the Ginninderra property being prepared for future sustainable urban...

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  • 28 Jun 2021

    Ginninderra’s part in record-breaking canola crop

    A recent world record-breaking canola crop was born out of CSIRO experiments in the back paddocks of Ginninderra, and the persistence of those who took-up and ran with our research. When a mixed farming business at Oberon, NSW tipped the scales with a world...

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  • 04 Jun 2021

    To burn or not to burn – that’s the question for scientists

    Our scientists and the Ginninderra Catchment Group are one step closer to answering the question of ‘how can we best restore our native grasslands?’ after recent autumn ecological burns at CSIRO Ginninderra. On first impression, burning of the native grasslands seems like a destructive...

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  • 10 Mar 2021

    Project update – March 2021

    Smart technologies are helping create a safer environment for Australians including via Smarter and Safer Homes.    What a different start we have had to 2021 than 2020, which was a year like no other in recent memory. CSIRO Ginninderra, like many parts of...

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