Solar flood signs across Logan City warn drivers about dangerous conditions

Jimboomba Times, May 5, 2017 New solar-powered flood warning signs had been installed in Logan City roads before rain from ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie started raising creek and river levels across the region. Manufactured locally using recycled electronic waste, the signs are a combined initiative of Logan City Council, Griffith University and YFS’ social enterprise Substation […]

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“Don’t Be a Bad Apple” – youth-generated animated clips to counter domestic violence

Great things can happen when young people are the agents of change, not simply the targets to be changed. The young people in R4Respect have teamed up with Griffith Film School to produce a series of animated clips titled “Don’t be a Bad Apple”, that challenge harmful behaviours in relationships. The animated clips, the latest […]

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Substation33 uses eWaste to build solar flood signs

Flooded road warning signs made from recycled electronic waste and powered by solar energy are the latest innovation from YFS’ social enterprise, Substation 33. In partnership with Logan City Council and Griffith University, Substation33 started working on the automated signage system last November and has now completed 11 out of the possible hundreds of crossings […]

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Innovations makes the most of waste

Albert & Logan News –  April 20, 2017 Logan’s leading innovators showcased their work and shared ideas at last month’s Myriad Festival. Among them was Substation 33 manager Tony Sharp, who turns archaic computers into useful technologies, such as 3D printers, for local schools. Earlier this year his team created early warning flood signs that […]

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