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On the move | November

EGAN’S SUCCESSOR Macquarie’s longest-serving chancellor, Michael Egan, has left some big shoes to fill. Stepping into them is Dr Martin Parkinson, a public servant of more than 30 years who served as secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister ...

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Rogue landlords exploit international students: report

The exploitation of international students is rampant in Australia’s “wild west” rental housing market, a new report has found. More than 5000 international students across Australia were surveyed for the report, which found “rogue landlords” were preying on students. Associate ...

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Loose lips? Study links oversharing with arousal

Ever said something you regretted over a family Christmas lunch? Or wish you hadn’t written that embarrassing Tinder bio? Chances are you were particularly alert and awake that day. That’s what new University of Melbourne research suggests. Dr Brent Coker ...

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Timothy Weeks arrives back in Australia

Australian academic Timothy Weeks is back home in Australia after being released by the Taliban in a prisoner swap. Weeks, a teacher from Wagga Wagga in NSW, was freed from custody in Afghanistan along with his American colleague Kevin King, ...

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