Internet opens door to tertiary sector

Australian Financial Review“A thousand year old industry on the cusp of profound change”.  This is how global business consultants Ernst & Young describe the changes hitting our tertiary sector as a result of the digital revolution. It is a dramatic statement, but is probably right. For a thousand years, the university model has been largely…

Run, jog or walk for a good cause!

Federal Member for Aston and this year’s Patron of the Knox Relay for Life has urged residents to get involved by signing up or sponsor a local participant to help raise money for the Cancer Council. The Knox Relay for Life will take place at the Knox Athletics Track in Knoxfield over the weekend of…

Australian Education Bill 2012

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra: The Australian Education Bill 2012 is an extraordinary bill and this is an extraordinary debate, because we are discussing a bill which expressly says that it does not create rights or duties that are legally enforceable. I believe that this will be unique in Australian history: a discussion in this chamber of…