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Roundup debate hits Australia

This week several Sydney councils decided they would review the use of the weedkiller Roundup, which contains the hotly debated chemical glyphosate. Two Australian law firms – including Maurice Blackburn – are investigating the potential for a class lawsuit against ...

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ANU hack points to troubling year ahead

A trove of personal data held at one of Australia’s premier universities has been accessed by a “sophisticated operator”, signalling troubling times ahead for data security. According to a statement issued by Australia National University’s Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt, the ...

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Flinders unveils ‘visionary’ health precinct

Southern Adelaide’s economy is set to boom after plans were released for Flinders Village, a $1.5 billion health and education precinct. Located at Flinders University’s Bedford Park campus and adjacent to Flinders Station, the Village will include a Health Research ...

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Game Over: Is ‘gaming disorder’ real?

While long suspected to be addictive, gaming that interferes with one’s daily life has now been designated as a “disorder” by the World Health Organization (WHO). Importantly, a “gaming disorder” diagnosis isn't based on how much time someone spends on ...

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Technology driving seismic shifts in construction

A snapshot of Australia’s construction industry shows how technology is being used to drive productivity, increase revenue and ensure safety. The survey of 170 Australian businesses was commissioned by Procore Technologies and conducted by independent research group ARA Research. It ...

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Education agents missing out on untapped market

An untapped market exists for specialist student accommodation agents, new research has found. Cohort Go’s survey of 651 international students found that most were only partially satisfied with their accommodation, giving a poor satisfaction rating of 57 out of 100. ...

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Premium paid for data experts: opinion

The volume of data available to organisations is growing exponentially and so is demand for the professionals who know how to gain advantages from the use of “big data”. Universities are responding by launching more courses to meet demand for ...

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