Media Releases

$40k carrot would help support future teachers in the making 18 Feb 2019
Labor’s pledge to create tax-free bursaries of $10,000 a year – worth $40,000 over a four-year teaching degree – would be a carrot to help support talented future teachers in the making.
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Common sense prevails: Defence Trade Controls review  14 Feb 2019
The independent review into the Defence Trade Controls Act by Dr Vivienne Thom is a victory for common sense.
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OPINION: Gender inequality key to violence against women 13 Feb 2019
When I was studying at university, the conversation about rape and sexual harassment was very ­different to the one happening now around the world — not just on campuses, but right across ­societies.
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SPEECH: Keynote Respect. Prevent. Respond. Conference - Deakin University 8 Feb 2019
When I was studying at university, the conversation about rape and sexual harassment was very different to the one happening now, right around the world.
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Universities partner with Our Watch and the Victorian Government to deliver the Respect and Equality Program 6 Feb 2019
Universities will partner with the nation’s leading agency dedicated to preventing violence against women to develop a next-generation respectful relationships education program drawing on cutting-edge expert research.
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Unis lead to prevent sexual assault and sexual harassment in society 25 Jan 2019
The sector regulator has acknowledged the significant and comprehensive work by Australian universities to prevent sexual assault and sexual harassment
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Employer satisfaction with uni grads hits record high 11 Jan 2019
Employer satisfaction with university graduates has hit its highest level ever, while graduates enjoy their best job prospects in four years.
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OPINION: Uni research cuts will be felt for years to come 19 Dec 2018
The 2018 mid-year Budget update unveiled research funding cuts of A$328.5 million over the next four years. This budget raid on research was more than double the size expected by the university research community.
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Budget ram raid on university research  17 Dec 2018
Cuts of $328.5 million to research funding have been unveiled in the Government’s mid-year Budget update — a move that will damage Australia.
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OPINION: Cuts to research and development are unsustainable  17 Dec 2018
On Monday, universities are bracing for the details of another funding cut – this time to life-changing research.
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