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MIL-Evening Report: Explainer: what is Candida Auris and who is at risk?

By   /  April 17, 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: Explainer: what is Candida Auris and who is at risk?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Monica Slavin, Head, Department Infectious Diseases, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre We’ve recently heard a lot about Candida auris, a deadly, antibiotic-resistant fungus emerging around the world. This pathogen has been labelled the new “fungal superbug” and poses a significant threat to public health. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: New research reveals how young Australians will decide who gets their vote

By   /  April 17, 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: New research reveals how young Australians will decide who gets their vote

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Zareh Ghazarian, Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Monash University The political engagement of young Australians has attracted significant interest in recent weeks. Thousands marched across the country to express concern about climate change, while the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations has just presented his findings […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Traditional owners still stand in Adani’s way

By   /  April 17, 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: Traditional owners still stand in Adani’s way

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kristen Lyons, Professor Environment and Development Sociology, The University of Queensland Last week, federal environment minister Melissa Price approved Adani’s groundwater management plan for its proposed Carmichael mine. However, Adani’s proposed mine remains highly contested and uncertain. A number of environmental plans are still waiting state approval, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor is a tribute to living, breathing works of art

By   /  April 17, 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: Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor is a tribute to living, breathing works of art

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kit Wise, Professor of Fine Art and Dean, RMIT School of Art, RMIT University “This is no ordinary painting – it is a living picture that moves!” So says one of the “For kids” labels in the National Gallery of Victoria’s impressive exhibition, Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific island cities call for a rethink of climate resilience for the most vulnerable

By   /  April 17, 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: Pacific island cities call for a rethink of climate resilience for the most vulnerable

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Alexei Trundle, PhD Candidate, Australian-German Climate & Energy College, University of Melbourne The impacts of climate change are already being felt across the Pacific, considered to be one of the world’s most-at-risk regions. Small island developing states are mandated extra support under the Paris Agreement. Many are […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian election: ‘Our most disregarded Pacific neighbour’

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Indonesian culture, Indonesian elections, Indonesian language, Indonesian nationalism, KB, LGBT, MIL OSI, Minorities, Nationalism, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Sexual Minorities  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian election: ‘Our most disregarded Pacific neighbour’

By the Asia Media Centre Up to 193 million eligible voters in Indonesia will go to the polls today, in what will be the world’s largest single-day election. The election will see incumbent president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo go head-to-head with Prabowo Subianto, a former general in the Indonesian armed forces who lost to Jokowi in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How fake news gets into our minds, and what you can do to resist it

By   /  April 17, 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 fake news gets into our minds, and what you can do to resist it

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Julian Matthews, Research Officer – Cognitive Neurology Lab, Monash University Although the term itself is not new, fake news presents a growing threat for societies across the world. Only a small amount of fake news is needed to disrupt a conversation, and at extremes it can have […]

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MIL-Evening Report: No matter who wins the election, many Australians think real leadership will be lacking

By   /  April 17, 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: No matter who wins the election, many Australians think real leadership will be lacking

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Samuel Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Management, Swinburne University of Technology With the federal election a little over a month away, it appears many Australians have little faith the winners will be able to provide the type of leadership that can change the country in a meaningful way. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Were journalists ‘just doing their job’ in the political resignation of Metiria Turei?

By   /  April 17, 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: Were journalists ‘just doing their job’ in the political resignation of Metiria Turei?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sean Phelan, Associate Profesor of Communication, Massey University Two months before New Zealand’s 2017 elections, which eventually installed the Ardern coalition government, then Green party co-leader Metiria Turei gave a speech on welfare reform. Many political commentators had predicted an easy victory for the ruling National party, […]

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