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A snapshot of our mysterious ancestor Homo erectus

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on A snapshot of our mysterious ancestor Homo erectus

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ian Moffat, ARC DECRA Research Fellow in Archaeological Science, Flinders University If you bumped into a Homo erectus in the street you might not recognise them as being very different from you. You’d see a certain “human-ness” in the stance, and his or her size and shape […]

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Liberals lose yet another high-profile woman, yet still no action on gender

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Liberals lose yet another high-profile woman, yet still no action on gender

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Mark Kenny, Senior Fellow, Australian Studies Institute, Australian National University Liberal women must surely be asking why their party is so clear-eyed when facilitating the departure of competent women, and yet so mealy-mouthed about recruiting and promoting them. Prominent among Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comments on Kelly […]

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Fleeing family violence to another country and taking your child is not ‘abduction’, but that’s how the law sees it

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Fleeing family violence to another country and taking your child is not ‘abduction’, but that’s how the law sees it

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Gina Masterton, PhD Candidate, Law School, Griffith University Fiona (not her real name) came to Australia from New Zealand as a 19-year-old backpacker. Here, she met a man, got married and had two boys. The domestic violence began after her first son’s birth, and Fiona endured it […]

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100 years later, why don’t we commemorate the victims and heroes of “Spanish flu”?

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on 100 years later, why don’t we commemorate the victims and heroes of “Spanish flu”?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Peter Hobbins, ARC DECRA Fellow, University of Sydney At Sydney’s enormous Rookwood Cemetery, a lichen-spotted headstone captures a family’s double burden of grief. The grave contains the remains of 19-year-old Harriet Ann Ottaway, who died on 2 July 1919. Its monument also commemorates her brother Henry James […]

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Why are teachers mostly female? Because men get better pay in other professions

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Why are teachers mostly female? Because men get better pay in other professions

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Massimiliano Tani, Professor of Finance and Economics, UNSW Women are considerably over-represented in the teaching profession. Recent data show, among recent Australian university graduates, 97% of pre-primary teachers, 85% of primary teachers and 68% of secondary teachers are female. Similarly, large proportions of women in teaching are […]

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Stranger than fiction. Who Labor’s capital gains tax changes will really hurt

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Stranger than fiction. Who Labor’s capital gains tax changes will really hurt

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ben Phillips, Associate Professor, Centre for Social Research and Methods, Director, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Australian National University Labor is going into the election promising to tax capital gains more heavily. Depending on who you listen to, it’ll either hit the very highest of earners, […]

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The state of Australia’s Indigenous languages – and how we can help people speak them more often

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on The state of Australia’s Indigenous languages – and how we can help people speak them more often

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jane Simpson, Chair of Indigenous Linguistics and Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, Australian National University In 1788 there were between 300 and 700 Indigenous languages spoken across Australia by millions of people, as shown in anthropologist Norman Tindale’s 1974 […]

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View from The Hill: O’Dwyer’s decision turns the spotlight onto Bishop

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on View from The Hill: O’Dwyer’s decision turns the spotlight onto Bishop

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra The political down time over summer can be something of a respite for an embattled government. But for Scott Morrison, it has just brought more setbacks. The weekend announcement by cabinet minister Kelly O’Dwyer that she will leave parliament at […]

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Eagle and Maritime Police rescue kayakers off Orere Point

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Eagle and Maritime Police rescue kayakers off Orere Point

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Two people have been returned to shore by Maritime Police after their kayak drifted out to sea off Orere Point, Auckland. One of the kayakers called 111 at about 8:30pm when it started to get dark and they hadn’t been able to get the vessel back to […]

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Serious crash, Paengaroa

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Serious crash, Paengaroa

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are attending the scene of a crash between and a car and a motorcycle on State Highway 33, Paengaroa. One person is in a critical condition. State Highway 33 is likely to be closed for some time. Diversions are in place but motorists are advised to […]

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Kitesurfing death, Tauranga

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Kitesurfing death, Tauranga

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police A man has died following a kitesurfing incident in Tauranga this afternoon. The incident occurred at Fergusson Park at about 4:20pm. The man was on land preparing his kite ahead of taking it into the water. The kite was caught by a gust of wind and crashed. […]

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Man missing at Ramarama swimming hole

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Man missing at Ramarama swimming hole

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Man missing at Ramarama swimming hole Sunday, 20 January 2019 – 5:27pm Counties Manukau Emergency services are currently at the scene of a water incident in Ramarama. A man went under the water in a swimming hole off Pratts Road, and has failed to surface. The incident […]

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Person missing at Hunua Falls

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Person missing at Hunua Falls

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police The accessway to Hunua Falls has been closed while Police search for a person who went missing in the water this afternoon. A man was swept into the water near the waterfall at about 2:40pm and has not been located. Land Search and Rescue is in attendance […]

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Police seeking sightings of vehicle in relation to Invercargill incident

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Police seeking sightings of vehicle in relation to Invercargill incident

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are seeking sightings of a vehicle believed to have been involved in an altercation in Invercargill yesterday. Around 3:30pm Police attended an address in Drury Lane, Grasmere where a 26-year-old man had suffered serious head injuries. He was taken to Southland Hospital, where he remains in […]

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Police seeking vehicle in relation to Invercargill incident

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Police seeking vehicle in relation to Invercargill incident

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are seeking a vehicle believed to have been involved in an altercation in Invercargill yesterday. Around 3:30pm Police attended an address in Drury Lane, Grasmere where a 26-year-old man had suffered serious head injuries. He was taken to Southland Hospital, where he remains in a serious […]

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Edith Cowan University joins forces with PSB Academy to build talent reinforcements in cyber security

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Edith Cowan University joins forces with PSB Academy to build talent reinforcements in cyber security

Source: Media Outreach Home to one of just two Academic Centres of Cyber Security Excellence in Australia, Edith Cowan University (ECU) will launch four degree and certificate programmes with PSB Academy in a bid to close the regional cyber security skills gap. SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 19 January 2019 – “Will machines own humans in the future?” That’s the question Leonard […]

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Edith Cowan University joins forces with PSB Academy to build talent reinforcements in cyber security

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Edith Cowan University joins forces with PSB Academy to build talent reinforcements in cyber security

Source: Media Outreach Home to one of just two Academic Centres of Cyber Security Excellence in Australia, Edith Cowan University (ECU) will launch four degree and certificate programmes with PSB Academy in a bid to close the regional cyber security skills gap. SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 19 January 2019 – “Will machines own humans in the future?” That’s the question Leonard […]

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Accountability report from the City Vision team on the Waitematā Local Board

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, City Vision, community grants, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government Elections, Uncategorized, Waitematā Local Board, walkways  /  Comments Off on Accountability report from the City Vision team on the Waitematā Local Board

Source: City Vision Your City Vision team on the Waitematā Local Board chair Pippa Coom, deputy Shale Chambers, with members Adriana Avendano Christie, Richard Northey,Denise Roche and Vernon Tava At the 2016 local government elections you re-elected the City Vision team to maintain a strong, effective Waitematā Local Board that delivers on issues that matter […]

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Pipped at the Post – ‘GE Forbidden Fruit’ Developers beaten to market

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Conservation, DJF, Environment, GE Free New Zealand, GE Free NZ, KB, KB, NGOs, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Pipped at the Post – ‘GE Forbidden Fruit’ Developers beaten to market

Source: GE Free New Zealand Scientists at Plant and Food have been beaten to market for sale of red-fleshed apples, despite mounting a campaign to promote their own GE product and suggest it is ‘forbidden’ as an excuse to weaken regulation of novel foods.  In a rush to get their GE apples to market, Plant […]

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