Category: Education

Prime Minister and Qld Premier to work on Cross River Rail issues

Our Premier and the Prime Minister have been exchanging barbs about funding for weeks. Today, Annastacia Palaszczuk and Malcolm Turnbull sat down for a meeting. And they agreed to work on a number of “issues” including the Cross River Rail

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City kids get a taste of the country

Around a 1000 young city students have experienced what it’s like to be a country kid. It’s a taste of what’s to come at this year’s EKKA. Marisa Kuhlewein reports.

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Students come out fighting for higher education

Angry university students took to Brisbane streets, protesting Canberra’s cuts to higher education. They rallied outside the Convention Centre, where the Prime Minister was attending a luncheon. Lily Nothling reports.

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Can we blame university students for cheating?

By Emily Halverson Last year, 17 AFL players were served a one-year ban from the 2016 Premiership Season for doping at Essendon Football Club. This year the disciplined players are back enjoying footy, with very heathy pay checks to prove

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Program gives country kids big break

Written by Lexi Kehl Produced for online by Reece Dā€™Alessandro A new music program aimed at helping country kids get a break in the music industry has been launched in Brisbane. Brisbane company SugarRush Music is behind  “Big Sky Girls”

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Uni students fire up during Q&A episode

May 16, 2017 Student protesters interrupted ABC TV political affairs program Q&A last night, questioning aspects of theĀ Federal Budget which was released last week. Written by Lily Greer Produced for online by Molly Houseman

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Uni students face chop over “contract” cheating

University students are about to face a crackdown on cheating. One Brisbane university has uncovered emails from people offering to do assignments for money. It warns cheating can lead to expulsion. Lily Nothling reports.

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Legal eagles walk for support

Queensland’s legal fraternity took to the streets of Brisbane this morning to raise money for those less fortunate. It’s the tenth year of what’s known as the “Justice Walk”. Phoebe Powell reports.

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Digging up the past with National Archaeology Week

Written by Ben Downie Produced for online by Jessica McGrath Today marks the beginning of Australia’s National Archaeology Week held in museums and universities across Australia. The Australian Archaeological Association launched the celebrations this morning at the Queensland Museum.

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Year One students put to the test

Year One school children will now be required to undergo testing to better understand their grasp of numeracy and literacy. It’s part of a Federal funding condition under the Gonski 2.0 reforms. Laura English reports.

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