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Open letter to the Prime Minister of Australia: Australia's National public research infrastructure preparing for shutdown 5 Mar 2015
We, the undersigned members of the National Research Alliance are writing to alert you to the damage being caused to significant public infrastructure by the continued uncertainty over operational funding for the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).
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Professor Barney Glover to become new Chair of Universities Australia 20 Feb 2015
The Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Western Sydney Professor Barney Glover, will become the next Chair of Universities Australia, the current Chair, Professor Sandra Harding, announced today.
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Ambitious teacher education agenda will benefit students 13 Feb 2015
The Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TMAG) report and the Government’s response both outline a practical and ambitious teacher education strategy broadly supported by Universities Australia.
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New TEQSA Commissioners well placed for its reform agenda 30 Jan 2015
Universities Australia congratulates Professor Nicholas Saunders AO for his appointment as ongoing part-time Chief Commissioner at the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), and the appointment of Ms Linley Martin as an additional part-time Commissioner.
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Senators urged to amend and pass uni reforms early in 2015 28 Jan 2015
With the Government indicating that the higher education legislation will be a top priority when Parliament resumes next month, the university sector urges the Senate to seize this fresh opportunity to amend and pass a new fairer package.
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