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DV Locator to put Marine Rescue on the map

A Marine Rescue Lake Macquarie volunteer has launched the DV Locator - smart technology that is being described as a game changer.

New app allows user to SHOUTa from home

A new app allowing smartphone users to shout gifts to one another in seconds, has been launched, just in time to buy dad a beer, or coffee, in lockdown. The Shouta app allows...

Lake Macquarie hospital breaks da Vinci code

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is entering a new, futuristic era after investing in a da Vinci Xi robot.

Technology keeps track of shared paths’ popularity

Lake Macquarie’s popular Fernleigh Track and Tramway Track will both now feature sensors to shed light on how often the paths are used. It’s hoped the new technology will offer further insights into...

New report shows link between hearing loss and dementia

Hearing loss could lead to dementia, a new report shows. According to the 2020 Report of The Lancet Commission released last month, managing hearing loss may help lower a person’s risk of developing...

From drones to phones: how technology is aiding the Hunter’s koala crisis

Drones are providing a new boost in the fight to protect the region’s koalas. A parliamentary inquiry in June estimated that 5,000 koalas likely perished in NSW due to the bushfires that ravaged...

Virtual reality to become “an indispensable tool in health”

Newcastle-based movement therapist Rohan O'Reilly is revolutionising rehabilitation for stroke, brain and spinal cord injury victims. As co-founder of Australia’s first integrated virtual reality (VR) neuro rehabilitation clinic, Engage VR Rehabilitation, Mr O’Reilly...