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MIL-Evening Report: The government is right – immigration helps us rather than harms us

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The government is right – immigration helps us rather than harms us

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Robert Breunig, Professor of Economics and Director, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University Opponents of Australia’s strong immigration program will be disappointed. In announcing a cut in Australia’s migration ceiling from 190,000 to 160,000 per year, federal population minister Alan […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nine days and counting: what options does the UK have before the Brexit deadline?

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nine days and counting: what options does the UK have before the Brexit deadline?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Philomena Murray, Professor, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne There is a song by the Melbourne band Little Heroes, called One Perfect Day, from back in 1982 (though it still attracts a cult following). In it, the lead singer asks his ex-girlfriend in England: […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Aboriginal Australia’s smash hit that went viral

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Aboriginal Australia’s smash hit that went viral

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Myfany Turpin, Associate lecturer, University of Sydney In a time before radio or even gramophones, songs were shared between Aboriginal groups at large social gatherings. Some songs were so popular they spread enormous distances. One such song known as Wanji-wanji has travelled some thousands of kilometres. Incredibly, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: What is a doula and how do they help women giving birth?

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: What is a doula and how do they help women giving birth?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Meghan A. Bohren, Lecturer in Gender and Women’s Health, University of Melbourne Women have traditionally been supported by a companion during childbirth, and there is good evidence this benefits both the woman and the baby. The World Health Organisation recommends continuous support for women during childbirth. Yet […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Curious Kids: what makes an echo?

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Curious Kids: what makes an echo?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Noel Hanna, Leading Education Professional (Physics), UNSW Curious Kids is a series for children. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au You might also like the podcast Imagine This, a co-production between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, based […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Slimmed-down migration program has regional focus

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Slimmed-down migration program has regional focus

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra The government has announced a reduced annual cap on migration of 160,000 for each of the next four years, as well as measures to stream a greater proportion of migrants to regional areas and boost the skilled component to these […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How to take care of your mental health after the Christchurch attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: How to take care of your mental health after the Christchurch attacks

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Richard Bryant, Professor & Director of Traumatic Stress Clinic, UNSW The world was saddened and distressed to learn of the shocking Christchurch mosque attacks on Friday, which claimed the lives of 50 people and injured nearly as many. Since then we’ve heard heartbreaking stories of the victims […]

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MIL-Evening Report: What parents need to know about the signs of child sexual abuse

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: What parents need to know about the signs of child sexual abuse

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Larissa Christensen, Lecturer in Criminology & Justice | Co-leader of the Sexual Violence and Research Prevention Unit (SVRPU), University of the Sunshine Coast Recent events, including the conviction and sentencing of George Pell for sexually abusing two children in the 1990s and the documentary airing allegations about […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Autonomous transport will shape our cities’ future – best get on the right path early

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Autonomous transport will shape our cities’ future – best get on the right path early

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Peter Newman, Professor of Sustainability, Curtin University A unique opportunity exists for infrastructure investment in Australia as transport as we know it faces disruption from autonomous vehicles. Disruption is not a dirty word. Traditional transport models are being transformed for the better by savvy young upstarts: the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Super power: why the future of Australian capitalism is now in Greg Combet’s hands

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Super power: why the future of Australian capitalism is now in Greg Combet’s hands

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Danny Davis, Executive Director, Australian Institute of Performance Sciences, and researcher at, La Trobe University Right now Greg Combet is arguably the most powerful man in Australia. Earlier this month the former trade unionist and federal politician declared his intention to transform Australian business. His radical idea: […]

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