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Bob Hawke: the great reformer

This year’s federal election was overshadowed by an event many thought might push the Opposition over the line: the passing of Labor Party “son” and charismatic reformer Bob Hawke. Hawke, who was Prime Minister between 1983 and 1991, helped to ...

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Why social media is the new political barometer

After the dust settled from the Coalition’s upset win on the weekend, conversation quickly turned to how inaccurate the country’s major opinion polls had been. Throughout the election campaign Labor consistently led the Coalition 51:59; at the time Morrison took ...

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Fact-checking goes meta

Is having 100% renewable energy for a country feasible? With less than 12 years until climate change disaster, having an answer to this question is more pressing than ever. In America, leftists like Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Orcasio-Cortez thinks it’s possible by 2050, while conservatives assert this ...

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On the move – April

WSU renews Glover’s term Western Sydney University board members have unanimously voted to renew Professor Barney Glover’s term as vice-chancellor and president. Glover joined the university in 2014, and will now remain in the roles until December 2023. WSU chancellor ...

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Researchers use artificial sleep to help elderly

Researchers investigating how the brain could be made more resistant to age-related decline have found that the key is sleep. The University of Queensland’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences researcher, Dr Martin Sale, said artificially boosting sleep-like brain activity ...

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On the move October 2017

QUT picks Sheil for VC Professor Margaret Sheil has been appointed the new vice-chancellor of the Queensland University of Technology. Sheil is currently provost, deputy to the vice-chancellor and the chief academic officer at the University of Melbourne, where she ...

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