Universities and Lawyers Setting Up Abuse Victims in Australia

A notable quote from below:

“…Fellow student and established psychologist Luciana Cruz and I fought Bond University for a year.  We submitted complaints to every relevant organisation including the Australian Human Rights Commission.  The AHRC upheld my complaint of disability discrimination and harassment and sexual harassment throughout their entire process.  But the… Continue reading

University Cuts Ties with Broadspectrum Reports of Physical and Sexual Abuse in Detention Centres on Nauru and Manus Island

As Universities become corporatised they are increasingly contracting with business interests as profit becomes increasingly the goal as the Federal Government cuts funds in relation to its agenda of privatisation.  This is often worded as ‘small government’ or less government interference.  The issue appears to be governments privatising the public sector and this… Continue reading

Higher Education and Corruption

The true protection of reputation is “To know thyself and be true“, for this is the philosophy that unravels corruption and provides the highest protection through integrity rather than omission.  I wonder if this quote is truly understood.


to thine own self be true,
and it must follow, as the night… Continue reading

Oxford Blavatnik School of Governance Leaders of Tomorrow?

What is leadership?  What works?  Can anyone be a leader or do they have to be trained and groomed to gain access to leadership positions?  One leader told me management/leadership was about genetics (to my surprise). Do we want leaders sourced from the same universities or do we recruit on merit and… Continue reading

The Salary Package of Vice Chancellor’s Compared to Median Family Income

Firstly it is interesting to look at this select group, the top salary of $1,445,000 and the lowest is $255,000.  Who sets these salaries and how is it that Vice Chancellors justify these costs and variations?  Some are temps, what is the contract arrangements?

If we break this down by 12 months, weekly… Continue reading

Is La Trobe University Future Ready A-SAP?


La Trobe University reveals Future Ready reforms

Updated 24 Jun 2014, 11:06amTue 24 Jun 2014, 11:06am

Map: VIC

La Trobe University has unveiled details of sweeping reforms to its operating structure.

The highly anticipated detail comes after La Trobe announced 350 job cuts earlier this year.

It is understood the university has started to… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”