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ANU helps teens plan for the planet

Who is more qualified to tackle climate change, politicians or high school students? The answer may depend on which elected official you’re referring to. But the Australian National University’s Ian Chambers, a senior researcher at the Crawford School of Public ...

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Academics for Refugees group doubles in size

Last Christmas, 900 academics signed a letter, addressed to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, calling for the immediate release of asylum seeker children in detention. Eight months later, this movement’s ranks have doubled. Now they’re calling for all immigration detention centres ...

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Opinion: No education without aspiration

A world of higher learning and opportunities can be found on university campuses;but disadvantaged students often must see it to desire it. When I was 11 years old, I went with a church boys’ club to visit Melbourne University. We ...

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Refugee advocates lobbying for student loan changes

One of the leaders behind a program mentoring high school students from refugee backgrounds is marking this year’s World Refugee Week by calling for those on temporary protection visas and asylum seekers to be eligible for federal government assistance to meet ...

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