Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - May, 2021
Building giant Boral has denied excavating Aboriginal relics from its quarry.
Cold case site goes live
Victoria Police has launched a new website to help to solve puzzling cold cases.
Free flu jab boosts rate
Research shows that offering a free flu vax for kids has increased vaccination rates.
Federal favour laid out
Federal government ministers made dozens of secret funding decisions against the advice of their own departments last year.
Federal tampon fund backed
A push is on for the Federal Government to provide free sanitary products in all public high schools.
Partial win in kids' climate case
A group of Australian teenagers has had a breakthrough in their climate change class action case against the Commonwealth.
Reforms fail to improve employment
Centrelink mutual obligations have helped private agencies’ profits, but not job seekers.
UA prepares assault survey
Universities Australia is preparing a major survey on student safety on campus.
CSIRO leads hydrogen drive
Australian experts are on a new mission to increase the use of hydrogen fuel.
Good calls not linked to IQ
Researchers say a good decision-maker does not have to be the smartest one in the room.
ANU deepens carbon pledge
The Australian National University has committed to reducing carbon emissions to below zero by 2030.
Experts probe Gap scheme
A five-year study of Australia's ‘Closing the Gap’ program suggests it is largely failing.
Physical activity linked to results via emotions
A new study links children’s physical activity to academic achievement via regulation of emotions.
Suits upset at mental levy
Businesses are outraged at being made to fund mental health services in Victoria.
Call to support disabled academics
Experts say disabled academics often lack support from their institutions.
Hot clocks give clear time
Researchers are struggling against entropy to create the most accurate clocks ever.
Archives ask for pocket change
Vital pieces of Australian history are now reliant on public charity to protect them.
Cheap sheets could replace retinas
Local experts are working on an organic, printable device to restore sight to the blind.
'Mind-writing' makes amazing marks
New technology is helping paralysed people ‘write’ on a computer screen by just thinking about it.