QATC working with schools and CQU to build appreciation of rural industries

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated January 22 2018 - 6:24am, first published January 19 2018 - 1:40am
GPS Cows project Coordinator Dr Amy Crosby, with Andrew Lewis and Stephanie Banditt from Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges, checking out the GPS collars that are being used to assist cattle research, but also by the Access Ag students at Emerald Agricultural College to help develop student digital literacy.

A research project being jointly undertaken by CQUniversity agri-tech researchers and the cattle production team at Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) is being used to boost the digital literacy skills and knowledge of high school students. 

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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