You will "need a biscuit" after reading this.
The CSIRO is helping Aussies make it through Xmas Day lunch in one piece.
Who knew public servants packed such healthy lunches?
On the one hand, innovation is the golden ticket to a prosperous future. On the other, expensive research is viewed as merely discretionary and is inevitably the first casualty of a tough budget. It's a dichotomy which must be nothing short of maddening for our scientists.
They claim to be collating data not only from public sector agencies including Opal Card data, but from energy and water utilities, telcos, banks and car-share companies. The privacy implications are enormous. This is serious, Big Brother stuff.
'Australia cannot be an innovation nation while ripping the heart out of CSIRO.'
Could it be the end for the iconic Aussie radio telescope?
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