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Newcastle quits IRU

The Australian     |      22 December 2014

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Newcastle University has quit the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group saying it would rather advocate for its own particular interests in light of proposed government funding cuts and fee deregulation. 277 more words

Higher Education Policy

Higher education changes a 'fraud on the electorate'

The Conversation     |     2 December  2014

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Stephen Parker, vice-chancellor of the University of Canberra, has been a loud, lone dissenting voice among the vice-chancellors  over the government’s higher education deregulation package, strenuously opposing from the start, describing it as “ 1,280 more words

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An unloved orphan

 4  December 2014

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As was widely suspected it might, despite intensify lobbying, which one senator depicted as virtual harassment, the government was unable to negotiate the passage of its higher education reform package through the Senate.   711 more words

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Fee deregulation is a bad idea, but our universities do need reform

The Conversation | 4 December 2014

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Education minister Christopher Pyne’s scheme for the deregulation of university fees is dead or delayed, writes Hannah Forsyth (Australian Catholic University) in The Conversation. 896 more words

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