Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - June, 2018
The national redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse is now open.
NAPLAN review launched
Education ministers have launched a review of the publication of NAPLAN data and its relationship to teaching.
CSIRO staff stay away from inquiry
Some CSIRO staff have decided not appear before South Australia's Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin.
Scientists test quantum sum
University of Melbourne scientists have set a world record in simulating quantum power on a classical computer.
NBN looks at bush rates
NBN Co is looking at a new pricing regime that could see internet access in the bush attract higher charges.
Vaccine scheme brings results
A targeted vaccine program has helped close a health gap for Indigenous kids.
Mount Isa lead levels high
Mount Isa children are still living with dangerously high levels of lead in their blood.
NSW looks at 'dumbphone' idea
NSW school students could soon regress to the days of Nokia bricks, playing Snake and monophonic ringtones.
Schizophrenic perception measured
New research has uncovered why individuals with schizophrenia may have difficulties perceiving emotions.
CSIRO launches people power app
CSIRO wants all Australians to join its new energy research project.
Pandemic project seeks first steps
A new research project will focus on what to do with the first clinical cases in future pandemics.
Road body calls for phone laws
Authorities say it may one day be illegal to use a mobile phone while crossing the road.
Test site for new eating treatment
Expanded psychological treatments for eating disorders are being offered under a pilot study on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
UQ solar gets green light
The approval of a solar farm on prime agricultural land in Queensland has left some locals “extremely disappointed”.
Academic issues in skeptic sacking
Academics at James Cook University (JCU) are reportedly avoiding using their staff emails after the the sacking of climate change skeptic Peter Ridd.
Feds concerned language lacking
The English language requirements for people seeking permanent residency could change ...