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Report tips lower Australia economic growth


A new economic report has tipped the Australian economy to grow less over the next year than official Treasury forecasts. The University of Adelaide’s Centre for Economic Studies states the national economy will grow by 2 per cent in 2015–16, ...

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Kids spend holiday break attending uni


Gifted and talented school kids have taken time out of their holidays to attend university. The Holiday Enrichment Workshop Series, hosted by the University of Southern Queensland in partnership with BRAINways Education, ran over two days (June 29–30), consisting of ...

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Teachers get set for Science Week


Central Queensland University and Fitzroy Basin Association are helping teachers find science education paradise in Gladstone for Science Week. Teachers from around Queensland will converge on CQUniversity Gladstone in August, for a hands-on weekend to help them bring science to ...

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Action needed on Qld doctor training: AMA

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Queensland doctors are not being trained to a consistent standard, the state’s peak medical body says. The Australian Medical Association Queensland wants the state government to set up a new statutory body to improve doctor training and development. “We want ...

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Medical students rally for climate action

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Tomorrow’s doctors want more done today to combat climate change and save Australian lives by avoiding potentially catastrophic health problems. Hotter and drier conditions predicted for Australia will trigger more heat stress-related illnesses, extend the reach of mosquito-borne and other infectious ...

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