education November 25, 2023
As figures reveal public schools are underfunded by more than $6 billion a year, unpublished research shows politicians are twice as likely as the general public to be privately educated.
education November 4, 2023
A plan to save the Australian Catholic University’s accreditation has backfired spectacularly with the dismantling of its prestigious philosophy department less than five years on – leaving some of the world-class academics it courted considering legal action.
education October 7, 2023
As academics strike at multiple universities, so-called sector reforms have turned what were places of higher learning and research into corporatised money makers.
education August 12, 2023
NSW teachers strongly supported Chris Minns in the election. Now the withdrawal of a deal for pay rises that could help ease chronic staff shortages in public schools raises the risk of more industrial action.
law & crime August 5, 2023
The controversial filling of a seven-figure-salary role at UNSW Sydney has been referred to the state’s anti-corruption body.
education July 29, 2023
The Women’s Forum of Australia, which has links to far-right politics, is behind the campaign pressuring big retailers to pull adolescent sex-education book Welcome to Sex from their shelves.
law & crime July 22, 2023
The unease of a minority of vice-chancellors has stopped a campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence on university campuses.
education June 17, 2023
As fallout from the PwC scandal continues, universities emerge as another sector exploited by the largest consultancy firms.