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Penalties for dodgy training providers

Dodgy training providers may be slapped with potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines under a new penalty regime. From Friday, registered training organisations face fines if they fail to provide clear information to prospective students about the course ...

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Hipster beards as evolutionary trend

The popularity of Ned Kelly beards, and tattoos, within the hipster community may simply be down to the evolution of primates towards ornamental and even aggressive displays of flamboyance, a University of Western Australia researcher reports. A paper by Dr Cyril Grueter, ...

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Expand Medicare for abuse victims: academic

Redress funds for abuse survivors should be used to expand Medicare, a royal commission has been told. Louise Roufeil, executive manager of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), said an overhauled Medicare system was essential to properly help thousands of people ...

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Cloud-based benefits

Online learning will continue to transform many industries, and global education is no exception; here are seven ways the sector is going to change. Cloud-based computing is transforming education at every level, particularly higher education, where students around the world ...

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NHMRC to demand gender policy for funding

Universities seeking National Health and Medical Research Council grant funding will now need to provide evidence that they have adequate gender equity staffing policies in place. Under the new measure, announced in late March, research institutions will have until the ...

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Deregulation failure called a chance for real debate

University leaders are welcoming the opportunity for a genuine conversation about the future of funding in the sector, despite many expressing disappointment at the Coalition’s repeated failure to pass its deregulation reforms. Following the latest Senate vote, Universities Australia chief executive Belinda ...

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