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- Submission: Australian Research Council Amendment (Ensuring Research Independence) Bill 2018 – PUA’s Response.
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Update: Australian Research Council Amendment (EnsuringResearch Independence) Bill 2018 Firstly, we thank everyone who submitted this inquiry because significant changes can only happen with our collective effort. For autonomy, our respective organisations had made individual submissions that can be found … Continue reading
Original article On the 15th of March 2022, the Campus Morning Mail (CMM) reported comments made by Prime Minister Scott Morrison during his visit to the University of Newcastle from the previous day. First, he praised the University of Newcastle … Continue reading
Submission: Australian Research Council Amendment (Ensuring Research Independence) Bill 2018 – PUA’s Response.
Key Highlights: “..research is not research if its outcomes are dictated.” “..history has shown time and again that innovation cannot be predetermined.” “…political vetoes hurt students just as deeply. More importantly, they take away the students’ sense of hope for … Continue reading
Re: Greens push for an enquiry into political interference in ARC grant funding successful. The academic community experienced a rare victory in parliament this past week. The Greens represented by Senator Dr. Mehreen Faruqi successfully pushed the Australian Research Council … Continue reading
Can Australia be more than a country of natural resources? (Part 1: Overview of the Australian Economy)
It seems like an impossible vision, but I’ve often wondered if Australia will ever strive to be an economy beyond exporting basic resources like coal, iron and agriculture and joint at the hip with the United States. To answer this … Continue reading
24th December 2021 I am writing this piece in response to an article published on the 17th of December 2021 in The Conversation; COVID has changed students’ needs and expectations. How do universities respond? As a currently enrolled student, I’ve had the … Continue reading