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Noodle House Yarns #3

Democracy is fun. Participating in the democratic process is fun. And there is a lot to be said about controlling the democratic process. In factional politics, controlling such a process becomes the lifeblood of politics. So from the time the likes of Richo, Clarke and Gramoski put on their Huggies …

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Arc Board moves to get women on board

As Board nominations close this week, Arc’s Board and management will be watching closely to see whether their decision to support a marketing strategy over a quota will successfully encourage women to nominate. In March last year, Tharunka reported that attempts to implement affirmative action policies had stalled, despite strong …

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Shortlist #3

New academic withdrawal procedure set to ‘out’ students with disabilities Under a new procedure for academic withdrawals from courses, applications made after the census and academic withdrawal dates, but prior to the final day of teaching, will elicit an ‘Academic Withdrawal’ grade on students’ academic transcripts. A second ‘Permitted Withdrawal’ …

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At home with LJ

[youtube_sc url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBZwu5bAEdo”] “Not to say I don’t trust you or anything,” high schooler LJ Margeit asks the Prime Minister, “But I was just wondering, why is a man the Minister for Women?” Her question was the last in an impromptu meet-and greet between Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Year …

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