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Bob Hawke: the great education 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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University education a waste of time and money: economics prof

Though the government's university funding freeze attracted sector-wide scorn, at least it relieved universities from having to relentlessly justify graduating increasing numbers of students amidst a tepid job market.  But what if, demand-driven byproducts aside, the teaching element of universities remains ...

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