Academia can’t be limited to 26 weeks

Australian Financial Review Despite students living in a 24/7 world, the academic calendar remains firmly rooted in the past, dictating that students can learn for only half the year. It is an anomaly which makes little sense in today’s world and should change. Faster learning would reduce student’s living costs and get them into the…

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Knox Families hit by yet another broken promise

The announcement that Labor will cut the carbon tax compensation is another broken promise that will hurt Knox families, said Alan Tudge MP, Federal Member for Aston. “The Prime Minister Julia Gillard promised no carbon tax and then the Minister for Climate Change Greg Combet promised a carbon tax with compensation – and both promises…

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Local sporting champs receive a helping hand

Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge MP has presented 21 local young sportsmen and women with grants of up to $500 as part of latest round of the Local Sporting Champions’ program. The program recognizes high achievers in a broad range of sports throughout the Knox area. The grant assist the young winner with the…

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