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New Wheat and Barley Genomes Can Help Feed the World
A collaboration between international researchers, including those from the University of Adelaide's Waite Research Institute, recently revealed a new genetic variation in wheat and barley: a significant improvement for the global initiative in breeding varieties...

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Morrison demands China apology over image
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Quandamooka Festival

The Quandamooka Festival has commenced with celebrations across the Bayside Districts of Wynnum, Redlands and Stradbroke Island.

On Saturday, July 22 the Winnam NAIDOC Kunjiel Corroboree is here at the Wynnum Wading Pool area.
This year the celebrations are bigger and better with additional market stalls on the foreshore, family and kids activities and a short film festival. Starting at 10am until 8pm there is something for everyone. The event is free and a drug and alcohol free area. For more information go to www.quandamookafestival.com.au or call 3396 3431 if you would like to have a stall at the markets, spaces are still available.