The Victoria Government will provide $3.5 million for testing connected and automated vehicle technology on roads in the state, with the aim of making roads in the state safer.

Health insurance company nib is claiming a first for the Australian health insurance industry with the launch of nib Skill for Amazon Alexa, which is aimed at better connecting members to local health providers and health insurance information.

Online retailer Kogan is launching a new service under a new brand — Kogan Energy — in partnership with Powershop to offer what it claims will be competitive power and gas services to Australian households.

Second-hand wind turbines, solar and a battery will combine to power a remote mine in Western Australia, in a claimed first-of-its kind project supported by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

Three private companies will announce on Wednesday what they claim is Australia's biggest independent solar battery scheme which will be available to more than 220,000 homes in the Norwest and Hills District in New South Wales.

Energy retailers in South East Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia must comply with obligations under a new Electricity Retail Code which will come into force from 1 July this year.

Global ride provider Uber will launch its air taxi service, Uber Air, in Melbourne, Dallas and Los Angeles, with test flights set to begin in 2020, and 2023 targeted for the start of commercial operations.

Researchers from Flinders University, in collaboration with the University of South Australia, claim to have developed a new absorbent polymer, made from waste cooking oil, sulphur and powdered activated carbon, that will help clean up toxic polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS).

New technology has been put to good use by St John Ambulance Victoria, with the organisation joining hands with VR specialist Start VR to craft a means of learning CPR through virtual reality training.

The Australian Digital Health Agency, in partnership with the Australian College of Nursing, is rolling out new e-learning modules on My Health Record to enhance nurses’ training.

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