Canola oil is the most widely used feedstock for biodiesel in WA, however mustard oil can offer a cheaper alternative for growers in drier areas to help them become more self sufficient when canola is in short supply and fossil fuel prices are high.
On 29 March the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, His Excellency Sr. Mariano Assanami presided over a ceremony marking the start of the corn harvest season in the fertile plateau of Suco Dotik in sub-district Alas in Manufahi District. The Minister expressed his gratitude and congratulations to Seeds of Life (SoL) and RDP3 and all those who support agriculture programs in the Manufahi district.
This year, once again, residents of a Perth suburb went all out to provide a memrable light show. Christmas lights once again shon down on thousands milling around and enjoying the lead up to the festive season.
It is quite ironic that money made from this visual spectacular goes towards help in guiding those who can not see. The residents of this little street in Connelly, over the last 10 years, have collected over $100,000 towards the training of WA Guidedogs.
The awarding of Australia Day Honours to three academics was further recognition of the contribution The University of Western Australia made to its community, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.
A new $63 million Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre based at The University of Western Australia will boost marine science capacity in Australia, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.
A new $63 million Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre based at
The University of Western Australia will boost marine science capacity in
Australia, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.
Two events occurring on the same morning and only a couple of hundred metres apart on campus recently provided another example of the breadth and depth of our University's rich heritage and innovative future.
How can Western Australia take advantage of its resource richness and geographic positioning to lead the rest of Australia in this Asian Century? This is just one of the ‘big' questions on the agenda for November at the IN THE ZONE conference.
The presentation on the ECM Strategic Review Paper took place last Thursday 30th July 2009. During the presentation the Dean stated that there would be a number of ways that staff could provide feedback on the paper and the review.