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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Koala extinction 'imminent' in parts of south-east Queenslandloss of koalas from many sites there is imminent."Koala protection 'may need to
Koala extinction 'imminent' in parts of south-east Queensland
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
loss of koalas from many sites there is imminent."Koala protection 'may need to be prioritised' The report's lead author, University of Queensland Associate Professor Jonathan Rhodes, said habitat loss, disease and dog attacks continued to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Huge trove of dinosaur fossils found in Antarcticahundreds of miles south of Chile, and lasted from February to March. 'We found
Huge trove of dinosaur fossils found in Antarctica
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
hundreds of miles south of Chile, and lasted from February to March. 'We found a lot of really great fossils,' said University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences researcher Dr Steve Salisbury. 'The rocks that we were focusing on... Read more
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Medical News Today
My baby is imitating me...or is she?have all supported this view, while others have disputed it. To "clear up the
My baby is imitating me...or is she?
Medical News Today / Posted 14 hours ago
have all supported this view, while others have disputed it. To "clear up the confusion," Virginia Slaughter, of the University of Queensland in Australia, and colleagues decided to take a closer look. They set out to examine variations in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Achieving fish biomass targets: The key to securing a sustainable future for coral reefsoff Vamizi Island in northern Mozambique. Credit: Emily Darling / WCS. Scientis
Achieving fish biomass targets: The key to securing a sustainable future for coral reefs
PhysOrg / Posted 16 hours ago
off Vamizi Island in northern Mozambique. Credit: Emily Darling / WCS. Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), University of Queensland, James Cook University, and Macquarie University have completed a massive study that will help... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ alumnus named Australian ambassador to CambodiaAustralia’s newest ambassador to Cambodia is none other than University of Quee
UQ alumnus named Australian ambassador to Cambodia
University of Queensland / Posted 16 hours ago
Australia’s newest ambassador to Cambodia is none other than University of Queensland alumnus Angela Corcoran. The Bachelor of Economics (Honours) graduate and former Assistant Secretary of the Indonesia Political and Economic Strategy Branch at the... Read more
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Faster Louder
Read Robert Forster's touching tribute to The Go-Betweens' Grant McLennanwas just as important and central to us.” The pair formed The Go-Betweens in B
Read Robert Forster's touching tribute to The Go-Betweens' Grant McLennan
Faster Louder / Posted 19 hours ago
was just as important and central to us.” The pair formed The Go-Betweens in Brisbane in 1977 after meeting at the University of Queensland. The band went on to release nine studio albums, including Before Hollywood, Liberty Belle & the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Feel the fire of Flamenco with slick guitar skillsof flamenco with the formal training of the classical guitar. After graduating
Feel the fire of Flamenco with slick guitar skills
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 hours ago
of flamenco with the formal training of the classical guitar. After graduating with a Bachelor of Music in 1993 from the University of Queensland (St. Lucia) Andrew spent three years studying, teaching and performing in London, Madrid and... Read more
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University of Queensland
Baby see, baby do?is doing that you’ve been telling everyone about… Chances are they aren’t copyi
Baby see, baby do?
University of Queensland / Posted 21 hours ago
is doing that you’ve been telling everyone about… Chances are they aren’t copying it from you. Researchers from The University of Queensland School of Psychology have recommended “modifying or abandoning” the theory that imitation is an... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ leads the nation in $163 million ARC grants roundThe University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Aust
UQ leads the nation in $163 million ARC grants round
University of Queensland / Posted 22 hours ago
The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university. The amount UQ received was more than all... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Babies don't imitate parents, says studyfacial expressions. For decades, new parents and scientists have believed imit
Babies don't imitate parents, says study
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
facial expressions. For decades, new parents and scientists have believed imitation is an inborn capacity in humans. But University of Queensland and international researchers failed to find any evidence that very young infants are capable of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Peek a boo-boo: Babies 'don't mimic'has found. Newborn babies aren't mimicking your actions, Queensland research h
Peek a boo-boo: Babies 'don't mimic'
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
has found. Newborn babies aren't mimicking your actions, Queensland research has found. Photo: Getty Images A group of University of Queensland School of Psychology researchers studied 106 newborn babies over the first nine weeks of their life,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Do newborn babies imitate adults? New study says 'no'we want to bring them into our world," said senior author Professor Virginia Sl
Do newborn babies imitate adults? New study says 'no'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
we want to bring them into our world," said senior author Professor Virginia Slaughter, a developmental psychologist at the University of Queensland. "We imitate them, and when we imitate them, this stimulates them to behave. "We continue to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Newborn babies develop the ability to imitate later on, study suggestsmaking the same hand movements they would have made anyway, rather than making
Newborn babies develop the ability to imitate later on, study suggests
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
making the same hand movements they would have made anyway, rather than making imitations. Virginia Slaughter of the University of Queensland said the abilities of babies to copy has been a hotly contested question in psychology. She said:... Read more
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PhysOrg
Sweet spot found for foraging manta rayssecrets of manta rays at Lady Elliot Island, which could help conservation effo
Sweet spot found for foraging manta rays
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
secrets of manta rays at Lady Elliot Island, which could help conservation efforts for the vulnerable species. Led by The University of Queensland, the team found manta rays only feed when the biomass of their food source—tiny creatures known as... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Marine lizard dinosaur fossils found in Antarcticaand mosasaurs — a type of marine lizard made famous by the recent film Jurassic
Marine lizard dinosaur fossils found in Antarctica
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
and mosasaurs — a type of marine lizard made famous by the recent film Jurassic World," said Dr Steve Salisbury from the University of Queensland, who took part in the mission. "We found a lot of really great fossils," he said. "They were all... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Australian scientists discover Arctic fossilsscientists have unearthed fossils from some of the most largest and ferocious a
Australian scientists discover Arctic fossils
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
scientists have unearthed fossils from some of the most largest and ferocious animals ever to have existed. The University of Queensland team pushed though immense physical barriers to find items more than 60 million years old in... Read more
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University of Queensland
Sweet spot found for foraging manta rayssecrets of manta rays at Lady Elliot Island, which could help conservation effo
Sweet spot found for foraging manta rays
University of Queensland / Posted yesterday
secrets of manta rays at Lady Elliot Island, which could help conservation efforts for the vulnerable species. Led by The University of Queensland, the team found manta rays only feed when the biomass of their food source — tiny creatures known as... Read more
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University of Queensland
Saltwater crocodile sperm may hold secret to male infertilitysemen for study was collected by Professor Nixon’s research partner, Associate
Saltwater crocodile sperm may hold secret to male infertility
University of Queensland / Posted yesterday
semen for study was collected by Professor Nixon’s research partner, Associate Professor Stephen Johnston from The University of Queensland, using a digital massage technique that he has pioneered. “I’m no Crocodile Dundee – wrangling 4m... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Coral bleaching 'will kill more than half' of Barrier Reef's northern sectionwater temperatures have seen extreme levels of bleaching off the North Queensla
Coral bleaching 'will kill more than half' of Barrier Reef's northern section
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
water temperatures have seen extreme levels of bleaching off the North Queensland coast.(Supplied: Coral Watch, University of Queensland) Federal officials have warned more than half the coral reefs in northern sections of the Great... Read more
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PhysOrg
Saltwater crocodile sperm may hold secret to male fertilitysemen for study was collected by Professor Nixon's research partner, Associate
Saltwater crocodile sperm may hold secret to male fertility
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
semen for study was collected by Professor Nixon's research partner, Associate Professor Stephen Johnston from the University of Queensland using a digital massage technique that he has pioneered."I'm no Crocodile Dundee – wrangling 4m long... Read more
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University of Queensland
Leicester City’s warning against romantic models of leadershipteaches us that a leader is “the one who makes us feel special”, not somebody w
Leicester City’s warning against romantic models of leadership
University of Queensland / Posted 2 days ago
teaches us that a leader is “the one who makes us feel special”, not somebody who considers themselves “the special one”. University of Queensland School of Psychology expert Professor Alexander Haslam made this observation after Leicester went... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threatshas about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and man
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threats
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
has about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and many more spread across the bay. It comes as University of Queensland researchers raise fears that plastics being ingested by marine animals are working their way through... Read more
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The Young Witness
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threatshas about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and man
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threats
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
has about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and many more spread across the bay. It comes as University of Queensland researchers raise fears that plastics being ingested by marine animals are working their way through... Read more
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Western Advocate
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threatshas about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and man
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threats
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
has about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and many more spread across the bay. It comes as University of Queensland researchers raise fears that plastics being ingested by marine animals are working their way through... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threatshas about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and man
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threats
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
has about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and many more spread across the bay. It comes as University of Queensland researchers raise fears that plastics being ingested by marine animals are working their way through... Read more
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Manning River Times
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threatshas about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and man
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threats
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
has about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and many more spread across the bay. It comes as University of Queensland researchers raise fears that plastics being ingested by marine animals are working their way through... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threatshas about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and man
Turtle numbers on the rise but plastic and boats are threats
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
has about 10,000 green turtles on the eastern banks near Moreton Island and many more spread across the bay. It comes as University of Queensland researchers raise fears that plastics being ingested by marine animals are working their way through... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nick Earls is out to prove novella is not a dirty wordnot enough, Earls decided two years ago to gather evidence to back up his bold
Nick Earls is out to prove novella is not a dirty word
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
not enough, Earls decided two years ago to gather evidence to back up his bold approach by undertaking a PhD through the University of Queensland on novella publishing. "I figured if I was going to do that, the only way was to go all in, put... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Qld forensic anthropologist helps identify missing soldiersAmerican soldiers from the Korean War, speeding up the rate of identification a
Qld forensic anthropologist helps identify missing soldiers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
American soldiers from the Korean War, speeding up the rate of identification and returning the fallen to their families. University of Queensland forensic anthropologist Carl Stephan, who also is creating Australia's first skeleton library,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Hurt yourself? Alan Loch can fix you upToowoomba, St Vincent's and St Andrew's private hospitals. Originally, Dr Loch
Hurt yourself? Alan Loch can fix you up
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Toowoomba, St Vincent's and St Andrew's private hospitals. Originally, Dr Loch studied a science degree at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. "I thought I wanted a career in chemistry," he said. "But I loved the theory and not... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear phy
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear physics and nuclear magnetic resonance at the University of Queensland, Business Insider reported. "I am a bit of an academic junkie and go from degree to degree as a... Read more
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WA Today
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear phy
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear physics and nuclear magnetic resonance at the University of Queensland, Business Insider reported. "I am a bit of an academic junkie and go from degree to degree as a... Read more
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The Age
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear phy
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear physics and nuclear magnetic resonance at the University of Queensland, Business Insider reported. "I am a bit of an academic junkie and go from degree to degree as a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear phy
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear physics and nuclear magnetic resonance at the University of Queensland, Business Insider reported. "I am a bit of an academic junkie and go from degree to degree as a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear phy
Bitcoin's creator is Australian: What we know about Craig Steven Wright
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
1990s, after training in French cuisine. Meanwhile, he was studying nuclear physics and nuclear magnetic resonance at the University of Queensland, Business Insider reported. "I am a bit of an academic junkie and go from degree to degree as a... Read more
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ABC News
Craig Wright: The Man Who Claims to Be Bitcoin's Founderacademic institutions, according to the biography on his website. He studied en
Craig Wright: The Man Who Claims to Be Bitcoin's Founder
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
academic institutions, according to the biography on his website. He studied engineering and computer science at the University of Queensland, received a Masters in Statistics from the University of Newcastle and a Masters in Law from... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Unis reveal how many students change courseprograms. It's not uncommon for students to change degrees during their time a
Unis reveal how many students change course
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
programs. It's not uncommon for students to change degrees during their time at university. Photo: Andrew Quilty The University of Queensland also experiences a large number of students transferring between programs. Deputy Vice-Chancellor... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former soldier launches legal challenge on splitting veteran pensions in divorce settlementsin accordance with the mandates set out in their governing legislation," CSC se
Former soldier launches legal challenge on splitting veteran pensions in divorce settlements
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
in accordance with the mandates set out in their governing legislation," CSC secretary Michael Carberry said. However, University of Queensland law school Associate Professor David Morrison said while the situation was complicated, Mr... Read more
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Business Insider
The incredible career of Craig Steven Wright — the Australian scientist who claims he created Bitcoinformer Catholic later became a trustee for the Uniting Church in NSW. After sc
The incredible career of Craig Steven Wright — the Australian scientist who claims he created Bitcoin
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
former Catholic later became a trustee for the Uniting Church in NSW. After school, Wright studied engineering at the University of Queensland, switching to computer science in his fourth year. He was working as a cook while simultaneously... Read more
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Crikey
Q 12-year-old abortion ruling could hurt young pregnant womenconcern. *Caroline de Costa is professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at Jame
Q 12-year-old abortion ruling could hurt young pregnant women
Crikey / Posted 4 days ago
concern. *Caroline de Costa is professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at James Cook University, Cairns; Heather Douglas is professor of criminal law at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, and is on the management committee of Children by Ch... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Go Extinct! board game aims to create diversity in scienceGo Extinct! board game aims to empower students and create gender diversity in
Go Extinct! board game aims to create diversity in science
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Go Extinct! board game aims to empower students and create gender diversity in science A University of Queensland student hopes a new board game will not only educate but encourage children, especially female students, to think about a future in... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todayof babies miss out on more than five hours of sleep a week compared to those wh
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
of babies miss out on more than five hours of sleep a week compared to those who care child-free, according to a University of Queensland study. The study also found that fathers of babies miss just two hours’ sleep a week, and have... Read more
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Queensland Times
Milton puts people of Oxley electorate first on the listpeople and that is a big lesson I have learned from my mum." Mr Dick grew up o
Milton puts people of Oxley electorate first on the list
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
people and that is a big lesson I have learned from my mum." Mr Dick grew up on the south side of Brisbane, studied at the University of Queensland and started work in Inala 23 years ago for then federal MP David Beddall, where he learned... Read more
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Canberra Times
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we thinknot worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Inst
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we think
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
not worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Institute for Business and Economics, at the University of Queensland, peered into the future and ran their best guesses through a model of the economy, that's just what... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we thinknot worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Inst
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we think
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
not worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Institute for Business and Economics, at the University of Queensland, peered into the future and ran their best guesses through a model of the economy, that's just what... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we thinknot worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Inst
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we think
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
not worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Institute for Business and Economics, at the University of Queensland, peered into the future and ran their best guesses through a model of the economy, that's just what... Read more
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WA Today
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we thinknot worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Inst
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we think
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
not worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Institute for Business and Economics, at the University of Queensland, peered into the future and ran their best guesses through a model of the economy, that's just what... Read more
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The Age
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we thinknot worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Inst
The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we think
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
not worse. And when the ANZ Bank's chief economist unit and the Australian Institute for Business and Economics, at the University of Queensland, peered into the future and ran their best guesses through a model of the economy, that's just what... Read more
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Raw Story
Large parts of Great Barrier Reef ‘dead in 20 years’2,300 kilometre (1,430 miles) site off Australia’s east coast. Ove Hoegh-Guldb
Large parts of Great Barrier Reef ‘dead in 20 years’
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
2,300 kilometre (1,430 miles) site off Australia’s east coast. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, from the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland, who published a controversial study in 1999 forecasting such an event, said his predictions were... Read more
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PhysOrg
Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: scientists2,300 kilometre (1,430 miles) site off Australia's east coast. Ove Hoegh-Guldb
Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: scientists
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
2,300 kilometre (1,430 miles) site off Australia's east coast. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, from the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland, who published a controversial study in 1999 forecasting such an event, said his predictions were... Read more
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