Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - April, 2019
Alcohol advertising in sport can have long-term effects on drinking attitudes, according to a new study.
Hungry black hole watched
Australian astronomers have spotted swirling jets coming from a black hole in a “feeding frenzy”.
Experts call for Headspace help
The national youth mental health service Headspace has been dubbed a “waste of time”, amid calls for more support.
Flu jab expansion suggested
Experts say free flu vaccines are working, but there is room for improvement.
Green convoy meets mine town
An anti-coal convoy has been met with a frosty welcome in the tiny Queensland coal-mining town of Clermont.
Greens seek big legal boosts
The Greens want $1.59 billion worth of legal reforms, including a boost for legal aid and domestic violence prevention.
OECD warns of automation
About 36 per cent of Australian jobs are at risk of automation, the OECD says.
Education fraud reported
Queensland Education staff were embroiled in more than 100 cases of fraud last year, new documents show.
Feral-free fence complete
Scientists have created a 40-square-kilometre sanctuary for native Australian animals.
Iron Crown uncovered
An Australian ship sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II has been located after 77 years.
News trauma studied
Researchers have identified a feedback cycle that keeps us consuming concerning news.
State to ban junk ads
The Queensland Government is banning junk food promotions at government-owned sites.
Greens want polluters to pay
The Greens want to set up a $2 billion nature fund paid for by polluters.
Fish death causes suggested
A new report has found that climate change and water access agreements led to mass fish deaths in the lower Darling.
Microsoft helps Reef research
Microsoft has backed local efforts to monitor the Great Barrier Reef using drones and AI.
Science group effects tallied
The Australian Academy of Science has measured the benefits of membership of major global science organisations.
CDP safety investigated
An investigation into a remote work for the dole provider will look at claims of repeated safety breaches.
Redress reform demanded
Advocates for survivors of child sexual abuse want the national redress scheme overhauled.