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    Effectiveness of booster shots against COVID-19 and the delta strain

    Effectiveness of booster shots against COVID-19 and the delta strain

    There are alot of questions surrounding booster doses as Western Australia prepares itself for opening up. To find out more and to clear up misinformation, Tod Johnston speaks with Dr Vinod Balasubramaniam Senior Lecturer of Microbiology, Co-Lead, Infection and Immunity Research Strength at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences at Monash University Malaysia.

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    • 9 min
    White Ribbon Australia is asking ‘How Can Men Make Change?’

    White Ribbon Australia is asking ‘How Can Men Make Change?’

    This year White Ribbon Australia is asking “how can men make change?” and challenging men to “learn, give and take action” to bring about the transformation Australia needs to create a future where women are free from all forms of men’s violence and abuse.


    White Ribbon Australia Executive Director Brad Chilcott joins Tod Johnston to share more about what White Ribbon Australia hopes to achieve this year.

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    • 11 min
    National Resilience Study Finds Australia Shaken But Long Recovery Ahead

    National Resilience Study Finds Australia Shaken But Long Recovery Ahead

    Australia’s national resilience has taken a big tumble over the past year - impacted by COVID-19 and the legacy of bushfires and drought - but there are early signs of recovery and optimism in the national psyche.

    Tod Johnston chats with Jurie Rossouw, CEO of Driven, a research and technology organisation focused on understanding and building human resilience, to find out more about the findings of this study.

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    • 12 min
    Strategies to reduce rising temperatures caused by deforestation

    Strategies to reduce rising temperatures caused by deforestation

    Researchers from The University of Western Australia have used satellite imagery to find ways to avoid the worst-possible temperature increases in South East Asian countries due to deforestation, Tod Johnston chats with Associate Professor Sally Thompson to find out more.

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    • 11 min
    How a Perth Start Up is Improving the Childbirth process for Mothers, Clinicians and Babies

    How a Perth Start Up is Improving the Childbirth process for Mothers, Clinicians and Babies

    One of the 2021 WA Innovator of the Year winners - VitalTrace won the Wesfarmers Wellbeing Platinum Award for their novel device for monitoring babies during childbirth.

    Tod Johnston catches up with Dr. Arjun Kaushik, Co-Founder and CEO of VitalTrace to find out about their breakthrough technology.

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    • 13 min
    Perth International Jazz Festival kicks off on Friday

    Perth International Jazz Festival kicks off on Friday

    The Perth International Jazz Festival that kicks off this Friday with a free event at the State Theatre Centre Courtyard.


    The festival features over 50 jazzy act across the weekend (both free and ticketed) in city and Northbridge venues including Cathedral Square, The Rechabite, Hyde Park, Forrest Place, Northbridge Piazza, WA Museum, Shadow Wine Bar, The Ellington and more. There’s even a couple of interstate acts coming in from Adelaide and Bruny Island - Tasmania!

    Dr Mace Francis, Festival Director of Perth International Jazz Festival caught up with Tod Johnston to tell him all about it.

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    • 9 min

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