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Cats guzzling over one million reptiles a day: study

Feral cats are raising a skink with the discovery that they’re mass reptile killers. Researchers from the government’s Threatened Species Recovery Hub, which comprises 10 universities and the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, analysed around 10,000 cat dietary samples. What they found shocked them. ...

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Pollies react to potential university merger

The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia are considering merging to create a new, leading Australian university in a move welcomed by both the state and federal governments. Both universities have agreed to explore whether a merged ...

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New medical guidelines for transgender youth

They may constitute only approximately 1.2 per cent of the population, but until recently, transgender individuals have been excluded from society. In a 2015 speech, former Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson said that of LGBTQI people, “…the lingering and most extensive discrimination ...

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On the move: May

JCU Singapore VC retires James Cook University has announced the retirement of its deputy vice‑chancellor for the Singapore campus, Dr Dale Anderson. Anderson has served the university for 12 years, and will leave his role on December 31. Vice-chancellor Professor ...

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