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If Jacinda Ardern's government maintains its current popularity, New Zealand Labour could soon be vested with enorm… https://t.co/2pg8EmgsDcVictoria's recent announcement that all primary school students will return for Term 4 was informed by… https://t.co/huM806n63wThe decline in Australian universities' revenue and their exclusion from JobKeeper have resulted in job losses for… https://t.co/dM4PV8wyBkChildcare will reopen to all Melbourne families this week, as the Australian government’s latest childcare support… https://t.co/mxp0eMVvXtPrivate health insurers are justifying their October 1 hike based on claims that are either false or do not warrant… https://t.co/TlvlPuyPf8We asked 49 economists to rate budget options in terms of “bang for buck”. Most want to boost social housing + the… https://t.co/OHk90qLZgF
Retweeted by The ConversationData suggests a buildup of 'zombie companies' waiting to die. But new rules will give some of them temporary life s… https://t.co/psP0Uo8SQAAmong the sacrifices made by firefighters, and those who support fire-affected communities, is precious time spent… https://t.co/rtz0dNpd8EWATCH: Christopher Nolan’s latest film Tenet is out in cinemas, but his 2010 film Inception remains an overwhelming… https://t.co/KXLwhp3Zb5VIDEO: @michellegrattan + @paddynixon @UniCanberra wrap up last week's #auspol developments, including former PMs K… https://t.co/KaIzRes9deICYMI: Today metro Melbourne welcomes a number of eased #COVID19 restrictions, and provided numbers continue their… https://t.co/MZ6OIx9vXAThe Australian government’s latest child care support package will come into effect this week. Here's Kate Noble f… https://t.co/YT54F4H81fLike Stanley Kubrick before him, Christopher Nolan uses perspective to mess with our minds in his 2010 film Incepti… https://t.co/MQPDxvvSepVIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the upcoming budget, government reform, and the NBN https://t.co/nKQW9L6wtQ via @ConversationEDU
Retweeted by The ConversationGenetic studies show mingling between populations has been the norm throughout human history. @UTS_Science https://t.co/CxvHshfGqdIs your private health insurance going up in October? We crunched the numbers and the reasons why just don't make… https://t.co/ZxwXkqyis6We asked 49 economists to rate budget options in terms of “bang for buck”. Most want to boost social housing + the… https://t.co/OHk90qLZgF
9/28
2020
After last summer's bushfires, frog scientists couldn't cover all the burnt ground alone. As @jodirowley explains,… https://t.co/HJQxSmN5KGSome lockdown protesters claim the Victoria government is illegitimate and any laws passed after 1975 are invalid.… https://t.co/o4NDhSXSpAWe asked 49 economists how to boost the economy and most voted to build more social housing and boost JobSeeker per… https://t.co/Cio80XAP9X
Retweeted by The ConversationVale Susan Ryan, pioneer Labor feminist who showed big, difficult policy changes can, and should, be made… https://t.co/REIvVBVrNI
Retweeted by The ConversationTop economists back boosts to JobSeeker and social housing over tax cuts in pre-budget poll https://t.co/FO5tYvwu3f via @ConversationEDU
Retweeted by The ConversationView from The Hill: Morrison government's message to Daniel Andrews: 'open faster' https://t.co/aqjffMvGef via @ConversationEDUView from The Hill: Morrison government's message to Daniel Andrews: 'open faster' https://t.co/nYHtV8K6Gy via @ConversationEDU
Retweeted by The ConversationVale Susan Ryan, pioneer Labor feminist who showed big, difficult policy changes can, and should, be made… https://t.co/hWObEzmkML
Retweeted by The ConversationTop economists back boosts to JobSeeker and social housing over tax cuts in pre-budget poll:… https://t.co/XSlquui2yQ
Retweeted by The ConversationLovely tribute by @c_s_wallace @UniCanberra Vale Susan Ryan, pioneer Labor feminist who showed big, difficult poli… https://t.co/p6ZonlNJSl
Retweeted by The Conversation"She is a signal example to those who despair of getting things done in democratic politics. Ryan showed, even on t… https://t.co/m4sIz0QzjeVictorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos quits, lashing out at Daniel Andrews https://t.co/NXz4G1lpaA via @ConversationEDU
Retweeted by The ConversationCurfew lifted and COVID-19 roadmap is 'ahead of schedule' as Melbourne inches towards end of lockdown… https://t.co/mPk0OPU5RD
Retweeted by The ConversationMy thoughts on today's announcements: Curfew lifted and COVID-19 roadmap is 'ahead of schedule' as Melbourne inches… https://t.co/5X17RMDISK
Retweeted by The ConversationHey Melbourne, this is what you can do from 11.59pm tonight (27/9). According to the roadmap, today’s announcemen… https://t.co/ISvwHvBkFa @LiamClifford @GlasseyMolly Yes. "A household or a limit of five people from no more than two households will be… https://t.co/fhykFxxuioWe can see our friends again! From @ConversationEDU https://t.co/gwdKF3fvYI
Retweeted by The ConversationWe'll have expert analysis on @DanielAndrewsMP's latest announcement soon, plus an update from @michellegrattan. B… https://t.co/f35pNDX9ee
9/27
2020
Animals feel deeply. Proof of this is a whale mother carrying its dead calf for days. The biggest obstacle to rescu… https://t.co/V187AN01B3
Retweeted by The ConversationBody fat deep below the surface is a toxic risk, especially for your heart https://t.co/dBBzLXRRrp via @ConversationEDU
Retweeted by The ConversationWhat would Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's expected pick for the Supreme Court, mean for abortion rights in the US?… https://t.co/6V96MJX2VtWhat would Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's expected pick for the Supreme Court, mean for abortion rights in the US?… https://t.co/2jBgTOjXOn
Retweeted by The ConversationVictorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos quits, lashing out at Daniel Andrews https://t.co/eEOFKrILhN via @ConversationEDU
Retweeted by The ConversationVictorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos quits, lashing out at Daniel Andrews. The latest from @michellegrattanhttps://t.co/VtJcleldr7
9/26
2020
WATCH: Michelle Grattan and @UniCanberra's VC and President Professor Paddy Nixon discuss the week in politics. https://t.co/hks4vuLcZ5According to @unimelb's @CoghSimon there's good reason to believe violence against animals in video games is probl… https://t.co/8Xya9BRRIHFor the first time in its 99 year-history, the Archibald Prize has been won by an Indigenous painter. According t… https://t.co/WMai7P345a"Being Australian shouldn’t just mean knowing about federation and the ANZACs, mateship and Vegemite. It should als… https://t.co/jc56ecU9w2
Retweeted by The ConversationI figure it's okay to mindlessly scroll through Instagram so long as you're getting evidence-based news while doing… https://t.co/FYxVHRfK6L
Retweeted by The ConversationWell this is a lovely Friday read from @ANSchmidtLebuhn and @GoodenBen https://t.co/BxyXQRbTjS @ConversationEDU @CSIRO
Retweeted by The ConversationAdult high-performance sport is a balancing act between health and performance. But when it comes to secondary sc… https://t.co/WjyDYJ2IkhGrattan on Friday: Can Morrison use his 'bully pulpit' to inspire the confidence vital for economic recovery?… https://t.co/fjQGO7evIE
Retweeted by The ConversationAccording to @BrendanCoates + @MattCowgill Frydenberg is setting his budget ambition dangerously low. And It’s no… https://t.co/Om3lsqqoK5New research finds more smokers are intending to quit during COVID-19 than pre-pandemic 🚬 According to Simone Pett… https://t.co/LqCZJc5Pju
Retweeted by The ConversationThis loophole is one of the last truly outrageous ways of avoiding the tax man: https://t.co/8QJcwVOLdU @UNSWLaw #ausecon #auspolHow do droughts start in the Murray Darling? It has everything to do with the wind, the ocean, and our parched land… https://t.co/eBEqMNPI28
9/25
2020
It's been more than four years since NSW greyhound racing was rocked by evidence of systemic animal cruelty, includ… https://t.co/NFMLbXlrzkAfter some #coronavirus respite over the summer, Britain is contemplating a second lockdown. This comes as Austral… https://t.co/jJ6uDlR9s5She cross-dressed as a man to sail the seas: new research by @DanielleClode @FlindersUniNews sheds light on a very… https://t.co/qmOuY9jROdNew research has found #COVID19 is pushing people to ditch the smokes. Simone Pettigrew @georgeinstitute explains: https://t.co/5EfMyAFFVCGoogle and Facebook shouldn't subsidise journalism. But the government could, argues @profholden @unsw. https://t.co/1xci8TUtK8New Zealand’s top 30 corporations do a poor job reporting on #ClimateChange compared with similar Australian and Fo… https://t.co/Eipi8ukU7AThe Andrews government's latest bill relies too heavily on a punitive approach to controlling the coronavirus, with… https://t.co/tgBT6WDdImAruna, a temporary visa holder and domestic violence victim, was threatened by her partner with expulsion from Aust… https://t.co/MVeWL2hL38Only 25% of Coalition MPs are women. So is it any wonder, writes @c_s_wallace @UniCanberra, that it's been a blok… https://t.co/nrE3OwMK7D
Retweeted by The Conversation"It would be a huge shame to see Victorians’ pain and sacrifices undone, and I hope the restrictions will be eased… https://t.co/5aONvSDPY1
Retweeted by The ConversationLISTEN: On Oct 17, New Zealanders will vote in a general election and two referendums. How will Jacinda Ardern's go… https://t.co/CbL9syDbd9
Retweeted by The ConversationWestpac is to pay A$1.3 billion, by far Australia’s biggest-ever corporate fine for breaches of the Anti-Money Laun… https://t.co/BI7x749VBsThe former PM delivered a classic Keating dressing down of the Reserve Bank today. He's right – just because gover… https://t.co/vAtKnLbNCnJosh Frydenberg has painted a sombre picture of the outlook for the Australian economy, saying that by mid next yea… https://t.co/0Te3KOCW5LLISTEN: On Oct 17, New Zealanders will vote in a general election and two referendums. How will Jacinda Ardern's go… https://t.co/CbL9syDbd9Australia’s $123 million contribution to a global vaccine initiative will give us access to a wider pool of… https://t.co/u1MGxuv8nOICYMI: The federal government has changes course on the #NBN, committing to a $3.5 billion upgrade that grants two… https://t.co/cxJxVXcDV0A series of new measures has been announced to stem rising cases of #coronavirus in the UK. Get the latest from… https://t.co/lLtev6eSon"It would be a huge shame to see Victorians’ pain and sacrifices undone, and I hope the restrictions will be eased… https://t.co/5aONvSDPY1FTTP, FTTC, FTTN, HFC.. HUH? Obviously the NBN confuses many of us. Following yesterday's news of a $3.5B upgrade,… https://t.co/KRKvNEdsjP
Retweeted by The ConversationDaniel Andrews has flagged a quicker easing of Melbourne's restrictions. But cases are still in the 'red zone'… https://t.co/tHZ0gE6WQT
Retweeted by The ConversationThe Coalition's radical proposals in the so-called “job-ready graduates” legislation before federal parliament woul… https://t.co/FO4bortH6aThe Morrison government will make sweeping changes to the insolvency system to improve the chances of saving small… https://t.co/OXOjVr4KmIThe debate so far has been so focused on health, law and economics, it's easy to forget the majority of users just… https://t.co/p0rw00Jc8D
Retweeted by The ConversationThe voices of recreational cannabis users are curiously missing from the official debate about legalisation, write… https://t.co/xgRrF3nOxvNew research shows women who are temporary visa holders have little support to escape family violence in the pandem… https://t.co/mA9qiSVyASOnly 25% of Coalition MPs are women. So is it any wonder, writes @c_s_wallace @UniCanberra, that it's been a blok… https://t.co/nrE3OwMK7D
9/24
2020
Thinking of having another crack at breastfeeding after a break? Here's what you need to know:… https://t.co/ieaocyQKf5Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own, a classic of feminist thought, still shapes our culture today, writes @usqeduhttps://t.co/WknG6FRjyIPicking winners' has long been an anathema to Australian policy-making. The federal government's technology inves… https://t.co/L5yyidvBB0If we want brilliant English, history or civics teachers, why make it so costly for them to gain deep background kn… https://t.co/kye4PwcdDyMore than 450 long-finned pilot whales are stranded in Tasmania. Saving them is a race against time. Tasmania’s w… https://t.co/zU6GQDpbjCSchitt’s Creek has been showered with Emmys but is it worth the hype? Well, according to @usqedu's Daryl Sparkes w… https://t.co/eaZgissQiVAccording to @RMIT's @wangyinglena, workers who experience job insecurity over several consecutive years become les… https://t.co/989bKXBd0TMalcolm Turnbull condemns Scott Morrison's 'gas, gas, gas' song as 'a fantasy' https://t.co/x8LqfRGzL7 via @ConversationEDU
Retweeted by The ConversationHere are 5 things the pandemic has revealed about the Australian psyche according to @MonashUni's Jayashri Kulkarn… https://t.co/x2fBDdELSTDespite taking different approaches, both New Zealand and Iceland have won praise for their handling of the coronav… https://t.co/hJVGxiSB0AAccording to @UNSW 's Mark Diesendorf the government's latest energy plans are a failure of logic – renewables can… https://t.co/19T13GYo7LAustralia's tropical cyclone season is approaching fast. They're usually erratic and highly variable, but a new s… https://t.co/DUyAuSTl1yHow did @jacindaardern & @JudithCollinsMP fare in the 1st #nzpol leaders' debate? @MacFinlay asked 5 politics & po… https://t.co/wWBx5rLj7bAccording to @MonashBusiness's Mark Crosby, bankers behave badly because they make too much money to ask questions.… https://t.co/5feBUwggbZFrom mid-November, those wanting to become citizens must get all five questions on Australian values correct.… https://t.co/eDc3dbunHyManufactured home estates are popping up as a "cheaper" option for retirees. But they'll end up costing more, and… https://t.co/mBNisUP0lj
9/23
2020
Reading 5 things the pandemic has revealed about the Australian psyche, I was quite taken with the fifth point: We… https://t.co/FaKssDLuL7
Retweeted by The ConversationHe painted small, intense works and lived in poverty. Surround sound and blow up images are an anathema, writes… https://t.co/GFRrJddh4OWe have adapted to several climate changes since we started our migration out of Africa many thousands of years ago… https://t.co/C7yVHoHT0BIf JobSeeker is cut, the unemployed will not simply 'pick fruit'. @pagdavidson @UNSW explains why:… https://t.co/2FJICL963A
9/22
2020

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