Peter Ridd, Professor of Physics at James Cook University, has brought proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court against the University, challenging a ‘Final Censure’ recently issued to him. Professor Ridd received the censure following a … Continued
Over recent years, the tertiary sector has been confronted with significant shifts in government policy, often requiring individual universities to make significant changes to their property portfolio to reflect changing education priorities. Maddocks has advised … Continued
In a first for the university sector, Murdoch University has successfully applied to terminate the Murdoch University Enterprise Agreement 2014 (Agreement) under the Fair Work Act. Like many institutions, Murdoch suffered from the constraints of … Continued
Better teaching quality, re-building the VET sector, genuine options for acquiring new skills as people switch jobs and careers, using new technological models for educating people, and creating teaching-only universities are just a few of … Continued
Government authorities across the world have been turning their attention to accessing electronic communications as operational intelligence or evidence in criminal or national security investigations. The most recent aspect of this in Australia is to … Continued
TechKnowChat’s intrepid reporter Sean Field, Special Counsel, reports on the second and final day of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework Workshop. It’s another beautiful day in DC as mini heat-wave … Continued
In the United States, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken action against a private sector for profit post-secondary education provider, claiming that the provider made misleading representations in its marketing materials about the job … Continued
It’s 5.00am. You receive a call from the project manager for a new student accommodation project under construction. The contractor the university engaged to build the project went into administration the day before. A sub-contractor … Continued
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