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University now within reach for a broader cohort of Australians 27 Jan 2016
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander enrolments at university grew 7.6 per cent in the first half of 2015 and the number of students from low socio-economic backgrounds rose by 3.8 per cent.
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A compelling swansong from a great champion of science 22 Jan 2016
In signature style, Australia’s outgoing Chief Scientist Ian Chubb departs his role today with a powerful analysis of how research and science are powering our economy and living standards.
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Productivity Commission Inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements 9 Dec 2015
Universities Australia welcomes the Commission’s consideration of the patent system and its role in stimulating innovation in Australia and whether the existing prescriptive copyright system is sufficiently flexible to efficiently cope with rapid technological change.
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Provisions of the ESOS legislation 5 Nov 2015
Universities Australia has been involved in an open and engaged consultation process with the Department of Education and Training and other relevant stakeholders for over 18 months in an exemplary case of good policy development. We fully support the passage of these bills.
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