Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - October, 2022
An official inquiry into Queensland’s state-run DNA laboratory continues.
Anti-cancer mini-protein tested
Researchers are testing a drug to inhibit a gene that drives many cancers.
Katherine deal questioned
The NT Government has announced a new incentive to encourage teachers to move to Katherine.
Rare species largely unknown
Experts say everyday Australians are fairly clueless about their country's most endangered species.
School funding slammed
The federal government has been criticised over a “private school cash splash” announced this week.
Union slams Minister visit
The NSW Education Minister has been told “do not return to Broken Hill” until a teacher shortage is fixed.
Study money stays low
The latest federal budget includes some conservative increases in research funding.
Lab rat reforms called
A NSW Government report calls for changes in the use of animals in medical research.
Lab probe hears culture claim
An inquiry has heard significant claims about the culture at a scandal-plagued Queensland DNA lab.
Writing results decline
A new report suggests writing abilities among Australian students are slipping.
Journals make joint call for Africa
More than 250 health journals have come together to urge world leaders to deliver climate justice for Africa.
Husic warns science body
The science minister has warned CSIRO not to ‘rent out’ its brand to gas companies.
Welfare cuts hit mothers
A new analysis shows a third of single mothers are in financial hardship due to welfare policies.
Anti-violence actions planned
Federal, state and territory governments say they want to end violence against women and children in Australia ...
Paid leave extending
The Federal Government says it wants to give parents six months of paid leave by 2026.
Shorten opens myGov probe
The Federal Government is seeking feedback and complaints from myGov users.
ADHD diagnosis effects checked
Experts say an ADHD diagnosis in childhood may not lead to an improved quality of life for teens.