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A forced working-from-home experiment proves a success for the APS
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

After six months of working remotely, thousands of Australian public servants have been told to head back to the office. However, new research suggests that requiring employees to spend all of their time in their usual workplace could erode significant gains.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

But perhaps it’s more accurate to say that it is our misplaced faith in market forces that is failing people with disability.

Just as reforms of the aged care system have aimed to make the system more ‘consumer directed’, the major rehaul of the disability support system represented by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aims to enhance the choice and control people with disability exercise over their support services.

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Protecting our Australian biodiversity may be under threat under revised changes to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. UNSW Canberra academic Dr Megan Evans took the time to outline the ins and outs of the EPBC Act and the impact it will have on Australian biodiversity.

What is the EPBC Act?

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