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VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the PM’s apology and Brisbane 2032

VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the PM’s apology and Brisbane 2032

University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Paddy Nixon discuss the week in politics. This week Michelle and Paddy discuss the proposed changes to the vaccine rollout announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday, which would allow regional pharmacies to apply

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VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the PM’s apology and Brisbane 2032

Tokyo’s Pandemic Games Open

The auguries are not good for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Resignations have filled the ledger, including Japanese composer Keigo Oyamada, organising committee president Yoshiro Mori and the creative director Hiroshi Sasaki. Then there is the lamentable behaviour of the authoritarian International Olympic Committee and the obsequious conduct of the Suga

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How caring for children can help Aboriginal Elders during lockdown

How caring for children can help Aboriginal Elders during lockdown

Quotes in this research are from participants who cannot be named due to research ethics requirements. Pandemic-induced lockdowns have provided stories of both hardship and resilience. This extends to families in the community caring for children in out-of-home care, a group which has weathered unique challenges as children are physically

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The Battle is Over. The Bad Guys Won

The Battle is Over. The Bad Guys Won

Recently, Coalition senators voted with One Nation to pass a motion put by Senator Pauline Hanson that called for the government to eject Critical Race Theory (CRT) from the national education curriculum. This echoes a flurry of state-level legislation in the US currently being considered or already passed. The

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VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the PM’s apology and Brisbane 2032

ATAGI to consider new Pfizer advice for teens

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has been meeting with global experts about administering Pfizer for 12- to 15-year-olds. The post ATAGI to consider new Pfizer advice for teens appeared first on The Mandarin.

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Gooooooooal (for Seven)

Gooooooooal (for Seven)

The Olyroos surprise win went hand in hand with a less than surprising win for Seven. The post Gooooooooal (for Seven) appeared first on Crikey.

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Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Oxford University study finds that a longer gap between doses of Pfizer vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels.A longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a UK study has found, but antibody levels are not sustained for long

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China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

The sweeping set of rules under consideration could decimate the country’s $100bn education technology industry, sources tell Bloomberg News.China is considering asking companies that offer tutoring on the school curriculum to go non-profit, according to people familiar with the matter, as part of a sweeping set of constraints that could

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EU regulator endorses use of Moderna’s COVID-19 shot for children

EU regulator endorses use of Moderna’s COVID-19 shot for children

European Medicines Agency gives all clear for vaccine to be used in children aged between 12 and 17.The European Union’s medicines regulator has recommended authorising Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged between 12 and 17, marking the first time the shot has been approved for people under 18.

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Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Oxford University study finds that a longer gap between doses of Pfizer vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels.A longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a UK study has found, but antibody levels are not sustained for long

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China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

The sweeping set of rules under consideration could decimate the country’s $100bn education technology industry, sources tell Bloomberg News.China is considering asking companies that offer tutoring on the school curriculum to go non-profit, according to people familiar with the matter, as part of a sweeping set of constraints that could

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EU regulator endorses use of Moderna’s COVID-19 shot for children

EU regulator endorses use of Moderna’s COVID-19 shot for children

European Medicines Agency gives all clear for vaccine to be used in children aged between 12 and 17.The European Union’s medicines regulator has recommended authorising Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged between 12 and 17, marking the first time the shot has been approved for people under 18.

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Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Oxford University study finds that a longer gap between doses of Pfizer vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels.A longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a UK study has found, but antibody levels are not sustained for long

read more
China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

The sweeping set of rules under consideration could decimate the country’s $100bn education technology industry, sources tell Bloomberg News.China is considering asking companies that offer tutoring on the school curriculum to go non-profit, according to people familiar with the matter, as part of a sweeping set of constraints that could

read more
Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Oxford University study finds that a longer gap between doses of Pfizer vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels.A longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a UK study has found, but antibody levels are not sustained for long

read more
China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

The sweeping set of rules under consideration could decimate the country’s $100bn education technology industry, sources tell Bloomberg News.China is considering asking companies that offer tutoring on the school curriculum to go non-profit, according to people familiar with the matter, as part of a sweeping set of constraints that could

read more
Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Oxford University study finds that a longer gap between doses of Pfizer vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels.A longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a UK study has found, but antibody levels are not sustained for long

read more
China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

The sweeping set of rules under consideration could decimate the country’s $100bn education technology industry, sources tell Bloomberg News.China is considering asking companies that offer tutoring on the school curriculum to go non-profit, according to people familiar with the matter, as part of a sweeping set of constraints that could

read more

World News

Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Spacing Pfizer COVID jabs boosts antibody levels: UK study

Oxford University study finds that a longer gap between doses of Pfizer vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels.A longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a UK study has found, but antibody levels are not sustained for long

read more
China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

China mulls turning tutoring companies into non-profits

The sweeping set of rules under consideration could decimate the country’s $100bn education technology industry, sources tell Bloomberg News.China is considering asking companies that offer tutoring on the school curriculum to go non-profit, according to people familiar with the matter, as part of a sweeping set of constraints that could

read more
EU regulator endorses use of Moderna’s COVID-19 shot for children

EU regulator endorses use of Moderna’s COVID-19 shot for children

European Medicines Agency gives all clear for vaccine to be used in children aged between 12 and 17.The European Union’s medicines regulator has recommended authorising Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged between 12 and 17, marking the first time the shot has been approved for people under 18.

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Business & The Economy

Uber breached 1.2m Australians’ privacy

Uber breached 1.2m Australians’ privacy

Uber breached 1.2 million Australian customers’ privacy when it failed to protect their data from a cyber attack in 2016, the Privacy Commissioner has determined after a three and a half year investigation which encountered “jurisdictional issues”. Names, email addresses, drivers licence numbers, and location data were stolen in

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Tech Central to add space research network

Tech Central to add space research network

A new Space Research Network linking industry, academic research and government will be established at Sydney’s Tech Central precinct with $1.4 million in state government funding. The University of Sydney and the University of Technology Sydney will be co-hosts of the network, which aims to connect stakeholders to work

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NDIS tech still in ‘infancy’, nearly 10 years later

NDIS tech still in ‘infancy’, nearly 10 years later

The tech system underpinning the National Disability Insurance Scheme is still in its “infancy” despite being launched nearly a decade ago, and this was compounded by the agency being “plagued by the scourge of labour hire”, the public sector union says. In a submission to the inquiry into the

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Interview: Christian Porter on the industry portfolio

Interview: Christian Porter on the industry portfolio

Industry, Science and Technology minister Christian Porter has mapped a layered set of priorities for Australia’s manufacturing-led recovery that preserves existing jobs, plugs supply-chain and capability gaps, and keeps an eye to supporting future industries. In a first in-depth portfolio interview since taking the Industry portfolio in March, Mr

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The pandemic is a ‘dress rehearsal’ for the next decade

The pandemic is a ‘dress rehearsal’ for the next decade

You could say the last twelve months may well have been a dress rehearsal for the next decade. We saw widespread adoption of a set of technologies that accelerated over the year, coupled with rapid digitisation impacting every sector of the economy. We are now more connected than at

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Nation-building moonshots and why they matter

Nation-building moonshots and why they matter

It is 52 years since the first person walked on the moon. The day that Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins landed on the moon was one of the most significant milestones in human history. It created a reference point for past and future ambition. It set the

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Environment

New Chair of WA Economic Regulation Authority

New Chair of WA Economic Regulation Authority

Premier Mark McGowan today announced the appointment of Stephen Edwell as the new Chair of the Governing Body of the Economic Regulation Authority. The post New Chair of WA Economic Regulation Authority appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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