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Date Published: 12 February 2015

This study investigated whether an Earth Systems-based course focused on raising postgraduate students' awareness of sustainability, from a systems-thinking perspective, would produce graduates with commitment to drive the sustainability agenda forward with a broad perspective.

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 15 March 2017

With iPads becoming popular as 1:1 devices in many classrooms, this study of four schools explores the impact of iPads on pedagogy and the changes that were evident.

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 15 July 2012

Operation Magpie was a citizen science project that involved the community in collecting data about magpies. This article describes one aspect of the project from an education perspective. The study began with a collaboration of teacher educators, environmental scientists and a local radio...

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 15 April 2014

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This study investigated whether a course which focused on raising students' awareness of sustainability, from a balanced perspective, that is, one which gives equal consideration to the social and economic aspects as well as the environmental would produce...

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 30 March 2017

This report focuses on key observations and common issues identified from our financial, performance and compliance audits in 2016, and identifies examples of good practice. It also looks forward to where we will focus our efforts in 2017.

We have summarised our observations and findings...

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 29 March 2017

The latest report on the state of Tasmania's water and sewerage has confirmed the need for urgent action.

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 30 March 2017

Today marks one year since Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence released its seven-volume report and recommendations. These set out a blueprint to transform responses to, and prevention of, family violence.

Format: Commentary
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 23 March 2017

The apparent prevalence of white-collar crime and misconduct in Australia, and a series of high-profile scandals in recent years in the corporate sector, has increased attention on the adequacy and consistency of the relevant criminal, civil and administrative penalties.

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 28 March 2017

Under the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights is required to examine bills, Acts and legislative instruments for compatibility with human rights, and report its findings to both Houses of the Parliament. This is their third report for 2017.

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017
Date Published: 29 March 2017

This ANROWS project concentrated on how specialist domestic and family violence services listen to Aboriginal women - what they see and hear, what they have learnt, and how they apply this in practice.

Format: Research
Post date: 30 March 2017