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04 Sep Verdict on class actions: high costs, low benefits

Chris Merritt - The Australian - Friday 04 September 2020 James Paterson’s inquiry into class actions and litigation funding has been presented with details of a financial scandal that will make it extremely difficult for the litigation industry to resist the case for reform. The joint parliamentary...

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02 Sep Not to Bragg about it

Alice Workman - The Australian - Wednesday 2 September 2020 After being accused by the Nine papers of selling only 34 copies of his super(annuation) tome Bad Eggs, Liberal senator Andrew Bragg got in touch to correct the record. He told Strewth that as of Tuesday, the...

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02 Sep Dan’s deal is belted

Tom Minnear, James Campbell - Herald Sun - Wednesday 2 September 2020 Victorians reject China pact VICTORIANS have overwhelmingly rejected Daniel Andrews' controversial Belt and Road deal with the Chinese government in a series of new opinion polls.   A survey of 1040 Victorians, commissioned by the Institute...

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01 Sep Liberals revolt against ‘unsustainable’ lockdowns

John Kehoe - Australian Financial Review - Tuesday September 1 2020 Victorian federal Liberal MPs have slammed Melbourne's blunt lockdown and the state Labor government's contact tracing failures, arguing business restrictions must be eased and health restrictions made sustainable. The rising dissent follows the member for the...

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31 Aug China and the curse of hire education

Sharri Markson - The Australian - Sunday 30 August 2020 It was with great fanfare in May 2019 that Curtin University announced Brad Yu, a young and talented professor, had been appointed Optus Chair of Artificial Intelligence, to lead the Optus-Curtin Centre of Excellence in Artificial...

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31 Aug Review to target Confucius Institute deals

Tom Mcilroy - The Australian Financial Review - Friday 28 August 2020 Scott Morrison's move to torpedo agreements signed between foreign powers and state governments could see the end of two Confucius Institute deals with Australian universities. Confucius deals involving the University of Queensland and the University of Adelaide...

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