The Rudd Government’s claim that Australia is a ‘friend’ of China has been punctured by the apparent unwillingness of Chinese authorities to grant Australian officials regular consular access to the detained Australian citizen Stern Hu.
In the early 1980s Geoff Anderson was Chief of Staff to John Bannon and working with the Labor Premier to change Labor Party policy to embrace uranium mining as a key future driver of the State’s economy.
Dr Derek Dalton’s novel approach to teaching his Crime, Law and Trauma topic has earned him a prestigious Citation for Contributions to Outstanding Student Learning from the Federal Government’s Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC).
Society’s need for righting a wrong, real or perceived, is as strong today as it was when a small town in America’s south hanged an elephant for ‘murder’ in 1916, according to playwright Caleb Lewis.
A lifelong love of fantasy and scribbling has morphed into a promised writing career for Dr Benjamin Chandler, who has just landed a two-book contract with publisher Random House Australia.
The signing of a letter of intent regarding the Northern Territory Medical Program by Vice-Chancellor Michael Barber and Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover, in the presence of Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon, was an historic occasion for the two Universities as it confirmed the collaborative partnership that has developed around this initiative.
State-of-the-art facilities, including a video-conferencing suite and a lecture theatre with clinical simulation capabilities, are key elements of a new $1.7 million home base for Flinders University’s Rural Clinical School program in the Hills, Mallee and Fleurieu region.
Flinders University has moved to establish a high profile presence in Adelaide’s CBD with the leasing of two floors of the former Reserve Bank Building at the intersection of Victoria Square and Flinders Street.
Original thinkers from Flinders are very much to the fore in the sixth Adelaide Festival of Ideas, which has opened with the theme of ‘Pushing the Limits’.