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15 Apr 2016

Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, has written an opinion article that was published in The Australian on 15 April 2016. The article ties in with the Knowledge Nation Summit held in Sydney yesterday (14 April), where Dr Finkel gave the welcome address.



9 Mar 2016

This article suggests that Australia should institute greater scrutiny in examining potential Chinese investment in the country. Noting that PRC capital is being employed as a strategic tool regionally, and that all major corporate leaders in China are necessarily linked with the Communist Party of...


23 May 2013

LEADING museum professionals around the world agree the art museum is relevant and important. But whether present models are still viable was just one of the difficult questions posed earlier this year to museum directors invited by the Aspen Institute, an education and policy...

26 Sep 2012

While the art world waits for a new national cultural policy, in The Australian, Rodney Hall warns that the proposed restructure of the Australia Council will emasculate arts funding.

THE authors of the promised Australia Council review have presented their findings...

27 Mar 2012

Cultural organisations should simply make their case for funding in economic terms, economist Hasan Bakhshi has told arts professionals in Sydney.


Bakhshi, from British think tank the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, says culture matters too...

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27 Apr 2015

The retirement system is failing to deliver the living standards it could for many retirees and pensioners, while costing taxpayers an increasing — and increasingly unsustainable — amount.

The pension is the single largest expenditure of the federal government, costing $42 billion a...

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