GEO Week provides a unique forum where governments, businesses, the research community, non-for-profit organisations and other communities concerned with the well-being of our planet come together to share views, mature the overall vision for the GEO future, cooperate on issues and create solutions.
Building on the Mexico City Declaration from 2015, the GEO Week 2019 focused on the GEO Strategic Plan aiming to bring the GEO communities together in order to grow the understanding and importance of Earth Observations. Most of the business decisions today need to carefully consider how they impact the changes of “GEO”, our planet.
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SPY: Espionage in Australia – an exhibition about intelligence work at the National Archives of Australia
29 November 2019 to 27 April 2020
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Increasingly, the things we want to keep have been created and stored on digital media, from floppy disks to digital video cassettes. Alarmingly, many once-modern formats are now considered ‘critically endangered’. According to the worldwide Digital Preservation Coalition, such formats include portable magnetic media more than 5 years old, including floppy disks, Zip disks, reel-based magnetic tape, MiniDV and digital audio tape (DAT).
In securing our digital heritage, the National Archives of Australia has led the way in preserving and migrating files on these at-risk media to sustainable formats.
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