Newsletter Issue 11: February 2016


IN THIS ISSUE: Growth and prosperity, the importance of the Innovation Agenda, our responsibilities in the campaign against ISIL, the University of Newcastle's 50th Anniversary Celebration, and a visit to Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield. Read More


Newsletter Issue 10: October 2015

31 OCTOBER 2015

IN THIS ISSUE: The role of the Cabinet Secretary, RAAF Base Williamtown visit, big data and the Australian Government, speaking at the GovHack Awards, Stone & Chalk Opening, Let's Go Greek Festival, Cypriot commemoration, and launching the Molecular Food Technology Training Centre. Read More


Newsletter Issue 9: June 2015

17 JUNE 2015

HECS WRITE-OFFS AND PROMOTING STEM – There has been a lot of debate lately about the efficacy of writing-off student debts under the Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) as a way of encouraging more young Australians to undertake science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses at university. I had the opportunity to explore the impact of writing off HECS debts... Read More