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Jason Clare’s long road to the Education portfolio

Higher education and research stakeholders have issued a warm welcome to Australia’s newest Education minister Jason Clare, despite his arrival coming as a surprise to many. Groups say they are excited to work with both Mr Clare and a new Labor government offering a chance at policy “freshness”.

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Unis and union unimpressed with election campaign

University groups have mixed reviews of the 2022 election campaign, with some seeing promise in commercialisation and tech policies from major parties, and others lamenting the lack of focus on the wider higher education sector and the role it plays.

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A summit to solve Australia’s university crisis

Regardless of the upcoming federal election results, the Minister for Education and Youth must call an urgent stakeholder national summit in Canberra once the election is decided to discuss why Australian public universities are in crisis and how to reform them.

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