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Monthly Archives: May 2017

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The 2017 Higher Ed Budget: what you need to know

The Australian Government has announced a number of reforms to the higher education sector which will impact both universities and students. Amendments to the Higher Education Support Act, introduced to Parliament on 11 May 2017, aim to deliver value for money for taxpayers by increasing transparency, sustainability and support for students.

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Change is hard – update on mandatory screening

The timing of changes to the Working with Children Screening process have not been announced. Until then, we are in a holding pattern and no change to current procedure is needed.

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The FYI of FOI

The Freedom of Information Act 1991 (SA) (the FOI Act) gives everyone the right to request access to documents held by public agencies, including universities. Did you know that over 220,000 Freedom of Information applications have been submitted to public agencies in South Australia since 1992? On average about 15 applications per year are made […]

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