One of Australia’s largest-ever remote sensor camera projects, the Eyes on Recovery program has collected and analysed millions of wildlife photos from regions devastated by recent catastrophic bushfires. These images will inform the future protection of threatened species – including the timing and management of hazard reduction burns. The huge 2019-2020 fires tore through around 10 …read more
Specifically designed for people who are blind or have low vision and others with different disabilities, the new Sydney flagship office of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is a template for the disability-inclusive future workplace. It features benches and furniture with rounded corners, textured strips of flooring to guide those who use canes and large-text notices in …read more
Friendship, memory, betrayal and a vicious crime: a new Paramount Plus series explores the long-standing ties that bind three women and the explosive mystery that could drive them apart. A character-driven premier drama, One Night centres on the nature of buried memories, shifting viewpoints and the heart-tearing mystery which has coloured the lives of the main …read more
With a range of scenic locales from beaches to deserts, and an array of highly-rated actors and film professionals, Australia has always been popular with international film and television production companies. International drama production here is worth more than $1 billion annually and now a new financial incentive has underscored Australia’s desirability as a location …read more
Ranked first for career impact in the BOSS list of best business schools, Canberra University caters for business students with a wide range of skill requirements and aspirations. Business school head Professor Lorne Cummings says the school constantly changes the structure of its post-graduate credentials to stay abreast of changing sector needs and advancing technology.
Defying the common belief that the best business courses are always provided by the largest and most historic universities, smaller and regional universities also feature in the top 10 in the career impact and quality categories of the AFR BOSS Best Business Schools rankings. Mid-sized Edith Cowan University in Perth, which caters for a large cohort …read more
Once notoriously unpalatable, boarding school food has evolved to cater to modern appetites and a modern understanding of nutrition – children and adolescents who expect a variety of tastes to choose from and who need sustenance to power them through high-energy days of physical activity and intellectual effort. Gone are the days of watery mince, soggy …read more
Allergies, intolerances, dislikes, religious bans: these days boarding school menus cater for a massive and sometimes overlapping patchwork of differing food requirements. Australian Boarding Schools Association chief executive Richard Stokes says most boarding schools now routinely offer boarders a vegetarian or even vegan option. The number of students with allergies and intolerances has grown markedly …read more
The winners of all seven categories in the AFR Higher Education Awards 2023, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding efforts of Australian universities during the past year, have now been announced. These are the finalists in the Teaching and Learning Excellence category of the AFR Higher Education Awards.
The winners of all seven categories in the AFR Higher Education Awards 2023, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding efforts of Australian universities during the past year, have now been announced. The categories include community engagement; emerging leadership; employability; industry engagement; equity and access; research commercialisation; and teaching and learning excellence.