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31 Oct PM in swipe at Indonesia over Jerusalem embassy

Simon Benson and Primrose Riorden -- The Australian -- 31 October 2018   Scott Morrison has hit back at Indon­esia, warning he would not be dictated to on foreign policy by another country, after Malcolm Turnbull said the decision to consider moving Australia’s embassy in Israel from...

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29 Oct Bid to end wacky uni research

Jack Houghton -- Daily Telegraph -- 29 October 2018 Millions of tax dollars allocated for "wacky" research projects has prompted a call for greater government oversight in the grants process. Former education minister Simon Birmingham was forced to step in and ban 11 projects from being funded...

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26 Oct TEQSA will investigate university freedom of speech

Tim Dodd -- The Australian -- 25/10/2018 The national higher education regulator TEQSA will investigate whether universities are restricting freedom of speech through their policies. Nicholas Saunders, who chairs the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, told a Senate estimates committee last night that “while equity and...

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19 Oct PM considering embassy move

Gareth Narunski -- Australian Jewish News -- 19 October 2018   Prime Minister Scott Morrison has denied that an announcement to look at moving Australia’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is motivated by Jewish votes in this weekend’s Wentworth by-election. Morrison announced on Tuesday that the government would...

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