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Sugarcane and the future of sustainable farming

North QLD ingredient supply company KFSU has developed and successfully integrated a highly efficient form of processing sugarcane, as a way of both using the crop to its full potential and improving the general consumption of dietary fibre. Based in ...

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Disconnect from the grid…with poo power!

Two Queensland-based businesses have teamed up to turn 50,000 tonnes of chicken poo into an unlikely source of power. Darling Downs Fresh Eggs at Pittsworth on the Darling Downs have an enormous cost associated with clearing, cleaning and disposing of ...

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Toowoomba Startup Group prepares for first coworking space

After nearly a year of hosting meetups and organising startup events, the Toowomba Startup Group is working towards hosting the city’s first coworking space. On Tuesday, the group began trialling coworking with local entreprenuers directly after their fortnightly meetup at the Engine Room ...

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Atlassian’s Scott Farquhar leads $2M investment in SafetyCulture

Less than a month after dual-wins at the Tabby Awards, SafetyCulture has announced a $2.1M investment round lead by none other than Atlassian founder Scott Farquhar, as well as plans for a Sydney office. SafetyCulture founder and CEO Luke Anear emphasised that, ...

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Cairns’ first Startup Weekend signals regional growth

Reflecting a broader push towards regional entrepreneurial programs, Cairns celebrated its first Startup Weekend at co-working hub theSPACE mid-August. The event kicked off Friday 15th with an introduction by Wotif founder Graeme Wood, who officially opened the event to over 50 budding ...

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