Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - August, 2022
The Federal Government has launched an independent review into the Australian Research Council Act 2001.
Martian rock dating planned
Australian researchers are analysing the first datable Mars rock samples.
New finds in ancient bones
Australian researchers have uncovered the oldest known evidence of a rare genetic condition.
Online safety warning spread
Australia’s e-safety commission has reminded the big online platforms of their safety obligations.
Clips to fight dodgy claims
Experts say there may be some simple ways to improve resilience to online misinformation.
CSIRO central to Moon missions
Australian equipment and knowledge will help NASA return to the Moon.
WA aims at 'period poverty'
Western Australia has become the last state to offer free period products in public secondary school.
Nature play needs assessed
Teachers say they want support for more ‘nature play’ in primary education.
Write-offs could drive skills
A major think tank says education must be at the centre of Australia’s new skills regime.
Cashless crime stats studied
Government analysis suggests crime increased in areas trialling cashless debit card programs.
Coral window widened
Australian scientists have, for the first time, bred captive corals months outside of their natural reproductive window.
Material 'memory' discovered
Scientists have discovered a material that appears to have a ‘memory’, despite having no brain.
Key SA support boosted
The SA Government has announced a $2 million funding boost for a support service combatting workplace sexual harassment.
Dark matter lab coming
A new lab could make regional Victoria a hot spot in the hunt for dark matter.
'Kids-for-cash' judges told to pay
Two former judges in the US have been charged over a scheme to send children to private prisons for kickbacks.