News Centre archive
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The results are in and it's time to find a NAPLAN alternative
A study has found the national test designed to help improve the literacy and numeracy skills of school children is no longer in their best interest of young Australians.
ALP budget reaction fraught with peril; political historian
By obstructing spending cuts and distancing itself from the Rudd and Gillard governments, the ALP risks being viewed as unable to accept responsibility.
Giramondo author shortlisted for Miles Franklin award
A novel written by indigenous writer Alexis Wright and published by Giramondo has been shortlisted for one of Australia’s most prestigious literary prizes.
Increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representation in higher education
A new website and television series have been developed in partnership with the University of Western Sydney to improve Indigenous education outcomes.
Behind the Lines: The Best Political Cartoons for 2013
Behind the Lines tells the story of a year of political chaos culminating in the federal election, the toppling of a government and a change of Labor party leadership.
New study recommends watching your waistline as a first step to maintaining good health
An expanding waistline is a main predictor of whether people will go on to develop serious and potentially life-threatening diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.