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We had:

Lieutenant Colonel Mark Christopher and Colonel Mitchell Kent talking about the opportunities within Army/Navy/Air Force cadets. The North Qld Army Cadets Brigade have just wrapped their Adventure Training Award which is the pinnacle for senior cadets aged 16-18. for more information

Commissioner Nick Kaldas, talking about extended inquiry to investigate ‘terrible toll’ of Defence and veteran suicide. The Chair of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide into says the 12-month extension of the inquiry, announced this week, is vital to thoroughly investigate the complex factors that contribute to deaths by suicide.

Karlie Noon, astronomer with The Australian National University talking about how Satellites polluting our skies are threatening ancient Indigenous astronomy. One of the most well-known and celebrated Aboriginal constellations is the Emu in the Sky, which appears in the southern sky early in the year. It is an example of a dark constellation, which means it’s characterised by particularly dark patches in the sky, rather than stars.

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