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Candace Bluff

Safety and hygiene advisor
Careers in occupational health and safety are in high demand.

Sharni Cox

Geology student
Sharni Cox won an Indigenous STEM Student Award after getting involved in science and engineering camps and competitions.

Greta Stephensen

High school student
Greta Stephensen won an Indigenous STEM Student Award in recognition of her passion for engineering.

Zoe Ghani

Director of product
Zoe Ghani found her dream job at the intersection between tech and fashion.

Mia Alexiou

Director, Subsymbolic Software
Mia Alexiou studied cognitive and computer science before launching her own consultancy.

Toni James

Graduate software engineer
Toni James spent 15 years in the snowboard industry before changing careers and skilling up in computer science.

Lucy McDonald

Insights analyst
Lucy McDonald uses her skills in analytics to help people solve business problems.

Tara McIntosh

Google researcher
Tara McIntosh took her PhD in computer science on to a research career in Melbourne and Seattle, and then to Google!

Livia Lam

Innovation solutions manager
Livia Lam brings people together to create smart ideas.

Sara Schaare

Software engineer
Sara Schaare uses software engineering at Google Maps to help you find your way around.

Liz Broderick

Business and social change innovator
Liz Broderick hopes her story will help you discover your own passion.

Nathalia Tan

Cloud computing technologist
Nathalia Tan's unique skill set helped her find the perfect job.

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After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.