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Moruya granite rocks national garden
A 380-million-year-old boulder of granite from the same quarry that supplied the footings to Sydney’s famous Harbour Bridge will be immortalised in Australia’s fledgling National Rock Garden on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.
Finalists announced for state’s top export awards
The finalists for the 2016 NSW Premier’s Export Awards have been announced. A celebration of the state’s exporting prowess, this year’s finalists represent an array of industries that showcase the many cross-sector strengths of exporters from across the state.
Parliament hosts Medtech ‘speed networking’ event
The Stranger’s Dining Room at NSW Parliament House was an appropriately named venue this week for Medtech Pitch@Parliament, a speed networking event bringing together Australia’s brightest students with medical technology (medtech) startups and multinational companies to uncover and inject the next wave of talent for the sector.
Stone & Chalk celebrates its first anniversary
Just one year after opening, Sydney-based financial technology (fintech) innovation hub Stone & Chalk has nearly doubled the number of its resident start-up companies and seen these companies raise more than $100 million in capital.