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Lessons unis teach go beyond job-ready skills

Lessons unis teach go beyond job-ready skills

By John Barrington

Detractors are lining up to criticise our universities. The Australian Industry Group last week warned that the tertiary sector was not keeping up with the needs of business and was producing graduates who were almost unemployable because they lacked skills.

Advocacy loss as funds fear silences non-profits

Advocacy loss as funds fear silences non-profits

By John Barrington

Australia’s not-for-profit sector more than ever needs a strong voice in public debate. But too many NFPs are afraid to engage in advocacy for fear of Federal Government funding cuts. The community is poorer for their silence.