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Centre for Appropriate Technology

Category: Organisation
Date: 1 January 1980
Sub Category:Representative Body
Place:Alice Springs
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • CAT
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    Summary Information:
    The Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT) is Australia's national Indigenous science and technology organisation. Since 1980, it has been working to increase the access of Indigenous people to a range of services that enable them to live safely and happily in communities, often in remote locations.
    Appropriate technology is a key factor in people achieving sustainable livelihoods, and CAT offer researched information and knowledge on the role of technology in improving conditions and prospects for people in remote communities.

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