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A user's guide to the flexible dealing provision for libraries, educational institutions and cultural institutions

This handbook provides a number of examples where Section 200AB of the Copyright Act might be of use to libraries, archives, galleries and educational institutions. The Handbook begins with a background to the new provision, and an outline of how the Australian Digital Alliance believes...
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Interactional infrastructure in rural communities: matching training needs and provision

This paper reports some of the main lessons learnt from a collaborative project titled Generating jobs in regional Tasmania: a social capital approach investigating how two small rural Tasmanian communities could better match local training needs with training provision. The project was conducted within the...
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"I'd like to participate, but...": women farmers' scepticism towards agricultural extension/education programmes

This mixed research is inspired by our desire to explain why rural women are cautious in their attitudes towards agricultural extension/education. Fifty-two women livestock farmers from Thessaly-Greece were randomly selected to participate in the study. Our results indicate that at one end of the spectrum...
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Australian higher education graduation statement

The key recommendation from the Project is for the introduction of an Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement that will take the form of documentation provided to graduates by awarding institutions in addition to the degree or diploma certificate or testamur. Its purpose will be to...
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55 (at least) and not out of the learning game: older regional students

This article explores older students' perceptions of formal, non-formal and informal learning in regional South Australia. Drawing on earlier studies as well as a continuing one, it compares: the study motiviations of students aged 55 and older enrolled formally in university undergraduate programs; the learning...
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A hand up not a hand out: renewing the fight against poverty: report on poverty and financial hardship

There has been a significant growth in poverty in Australia over the last decade. At the time of this report's release a consensus of estimates puts the number of people living in poverty at between two and three and a half million. In reporting on...
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A national strategy for mathematical sciences in Australia

This report addresses the shortage of mathematics graduates and teachers in Australia, as well as a perceived decline in the quality of mathematics education. The report calls for a national strategy to combat these issues and their ramifications for young mathematics students. It suggests that...
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A Measure of the Strength of the Relationship between the Indigenity and Desirability of Queensland State Schools

Education Queensland's Remote Area Incentives Scheme (RAIS) is intended to provide financial and other benefits to teachers who choose to accept employment in undesirable locations in the state. On paper, this scheme claims that remoteness from an urban centre is the foremost measure of a...
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A multi-dimensional perspective on social capital and economic development: an exploratory analysis

Examines the relationship between core constructs of social capital and economic development within and across 47 selected countries.
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A Profile of Cellar Door Personnel: An Exploratory Case Study Analysis of Two Australian Wine Regions

This exploratory study investigated the profile of cellar door personnel working in two wine districts in Australia, the Yarra Valley, Victoria, and the McLaren Vale, South Australia. The project examined the demographic profile, employment relationships, career mobility, and the perceived skills and knowledge essential for...