Thursday 29 June 2017

All posts in Journalism 2008

Easy Victory keeps slender finals hopes alive

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday, 12 January 2008, p. 95. Melbourne Victory defeated Wellington Phoenix by three goals to nil in its last game at Telstra Dome for this A-League season, watched by 25,498 fans. Victory had to win and hope that …

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Shaking up the universities

Published as 'New lessons', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 22 December 2008, p. 19. The Bradley Report into Australia’s higher education handed down this week is a weighty document at 304

Happy and upwardly mobile

Geelong Advertiser, Monday 15 December 2008, p. 17. My wife is profoundly deaf and even with two hearing aids finds oral communication, particularly in areas where there is high

Competitive education: Is that what we want?

Published as 'Lifting the bar', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 1 December 2008, p. 17. Isn’t it fascinating when you have Rupert Murdoch and Julia Gillard singing from the same song

Human capital and technology

Published as 'Battle of carrot versus stick', Geelong Advertiser, Thursday 13 November 2008, p. 23. Rupert Murdoch’s second Boyer Lecture on the ABC ‘Who’s afraid of new technology?’

New ways in history

Published as 'Balancing act', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 20 October 2008, p. 15. By Roy Hay While most attention has focused on the provision of computers to students in our schools

Experience: Is it all it is cracked up to be

Published as 'Vice squad', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 6 October 2008, p. 15. Much is being made in the United States election campaigns of the relative levels of experience and

Dealing with Telstra

Published as 'Quality first', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 29 September 2008, p. 17. I hold no shares in Telstra, but I have been a customer of the telco and its

The United States financial crisis and Australia

Published as 'China Syndrome', Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 20 September 2008, p. 33. I wonder about the implications of the financial and economic crisis in the United States and the

Climate change policy in an era of uncertainty

Published as 'Pollution is nothing new', Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday 6 August 2008, p. 00. The debate on climate change policy is becomingly increasingly strident and certainly baffling to many

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