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StartupAUS CEO: Unis under ‘too much pressure’

Attention coders, salespeople and user experience (UX) designers: startups want you. These were the three most in-demand industry skills, as revealed by a StartupAUS report launched on Thursday. In its report, Australia’s peak national advocacy group for startups, in collaboration with Microsoft, UTS and Google, also ...

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Gaming or gambling? Often, they coalesce

Legendary: Game of Heroes is a free “intense and strategic puzzle role-playing game,” its developer, N3twork, provides. “Build a team of legendary heroes, go on quests and defeat monsters. Your Legendary adventure begins today!” Although aimed at players aged 12 ...

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Members of AQF review panel announced

Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham has named four of six members of an expert panel charged with reviewing Australia’s Qualifications Framework (AQF). The panel was set up to examine changes in the nature of work and developments in ...

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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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