Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - May, 2020
News fees discussed
Regulators want to even up an imbalance between news organisations and tech giants.
PTSD epigenetics studied
Australians have contributed to a world-first study of the epigenetics of post-traumatic growth and resilience.
Unlawful debts date back
The Attorney General has conceded that all Centrelink debts raised using income averaging are unlawful ...
ANU expects $225m hit
The Australian National University (ANU) expects a $225 million financial shortfall this year.
CQU losing staff
Central Queensland University (CQU) will cut nearly 100 jobs and seek almost 200 voluntary redundancies to help cover a revenue shortfall.
Locals find missing matter
Astronomers have solved a mystery of ‘missing matter’, which was considered an embarrassment to the field before.
Victoria looks for lockdown lessons
Two months of remote learning could lead to long-term changes to Victoria's education system.
Top minds recognised
A new batch of Australia’s top scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
Deloitte works on new myGov
Deloitte has secured a $9.5 million deal to work on a replacement for myGov.
Go8 plans foreign return
Australia’s elite universities have proposed “secure corridor” rules for the return of international students.
McKenzie blames PS
Former sport minister Bridget McKenzie says public servants should have told her she was acting without legal authority.
State simplifies trans change
Law reforms in Victoria have made it easier for people to change their birth certificates.
COVID crunch to continue
The impact of COVID-19 on international student numbers will be felt for years, experts say.
Robodebt legal letters coming
Centrelink will soon issue hundreds of thousands of notices for a class action against its ‘Robodebt’ scheme.
Court looms for open-cut coal
Youth activists are preparing a legal challenge against a Clive Palmer coal project.