Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - June, 2020
Research suggests major developments are not regularly held up because of legal challenges to environmental approvals.
Big boost for eSafety office
The Federal Government says a $10 million boost to the eSafety Commissioner’s budget will help local cyber safety.
Fitbit bid questioned
Regulators are concerned about the amount of data Google would have access to if its buys Fitbit.
Fletcher defends NGA cuts
Arts Minister Paul Fletcher has defended job cuts at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA).
Minister denies welfare rise
The Social Services Minister has denied reports that the JobSeeker unemployment payment will rise by $75 a week...
New tool in 'voice spoof' fight
Australian researchers have developed a new technique to protect consumers from being scammed through ‘voice-spoofing’ attacks.
Rio reviews destruction
Rio Tinto has launched a review into how it destroyed two sacred Aboriginal sites.
Tech heads set on seas
CSIRO and Microsoft are partnering to tackle plastic waste and illegal fishing.
Big finds expected from SKA
Australia will soon be home to half of the most sensitive telescope ever.
Female CEOs bring millions
New research shows Australian companies do better when they have more women in leadership.
Finkel calls for efficiency
Australia’s chief scientist says the nation must do more to lift energy efficiency.
Lizards in live evolution
There is a type of small Australian lizard that sits in an interesting evolutionary middle ground.
PM hints at attack
Scott Morrison gave a vague address about cyber-security last week, and now experts have fleshed out his message.
Warning over COVID payback
New figures suggest Australia’s big money COVID-19 responses will not require serious austerity to repay.
Fee change to push regrowth
The Federal Government is preparing a tertiary fees overhaul that will see cheaper degrees in priority areas.
FWC orders wage rise
Millions of low-paid workers are expected to benefit from a Fair Work decision to boost the minimum wage.
Study shows lack of views
A new study finds that millions of ‘quiet Australians’ may not be interested in politics at all.