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La Trobe University reveals 2021 financial forecast

La Trobe University came out of 2020 with better than expected finances but it now anticipates a revenue downturn of about $170 million compared with pre-COVID forecasts. In an update on the university’s finances sent to staff this week, vice-chancellor ...

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International students ‘jumping the queue’

More than 1000 international students have quietly been allowed to “jump the queue” and enter Australia during COVID-19, while 40,000 Aussies remain stranded overseas. Figures obtained by NCA NewsWire reveal the Australian Border Force Commissioner has granted 1050 foreign nationals ...

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Who Aussies trust after pandemic: ANU survey

COVID-19 has been a “shot in the arm” for confidence in the federal government, but Australians retain more trust in its state and territory equivalents, new analysis shows. Confidence in the federal government has almost doubled to 54.3 per cent ...

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Aussie academic detained in Myanmar

Australian academic Sean Turnell, who was an economic adviser to Myanmar’s overthrown leader, has been detained following the military coup. The development comes just days after former state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was arrested. The Macquarie University professor began living ...

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