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Heartland Institute responds to stolen and fake documents

Earlier this week, two advocacy groups posted online several documents they claimed were The Heartland Institute’s 2012 budget, fundraising, and strategy plans. Some of these documents were stolen from Heartland, at least one is a fake, and some may have been altered. The stolen documents appear to have been written by Heartland’s president for a […] … learn more→

LJ Hooker and Bond University Institute of Sustainable Development & Architecture Partnership

LJ Hooker today announced a key partnership with Bond University, one of Australia’s leading academic institutions to provide major research and education opportunities. LJ Hooker is an iconic Australian real estate company with 83 years’ experience in helping consumers buy, rent, and sell property through 690 LJ Hooker franchises in Australia and New Zealand. Read […] … learn more→

What\’s the story? Green vs Non-green Buildings in Australia

Ok, we know for a fact that green office buildings are better for the environment and the world. They use fewer materials to construct. They use more recycled and recyclable non-toxic, environmentally-friendly materials to build, use less energy and water during their operation, are easier to reuse at the end of their lifecycle, are far […] … learn more→

Two Northern Queensland iconic organisations formalise friendship

James Cook University and the North Queensland Cowboys Rugby League Football Club have signed an historic agreement today to strengthen their already close ties. Signing the document on campus in Townsville as part of JCU’s Orientation Week, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalises their collaborative relationship. For example, many high profile players have been, or […] … learn more→

New book argues for fresh vision of Australian citizenship

A new book being launched by Deakin academics today proposes fresher solutions to helping migrants to settle in Australia than those posed by Coalition multicultural affairs spokeswoman Teresa Gambaro last month. Director of Deakin University’s strategic research , Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation, Professor Fethi Mansouri, who with Dr Michele Lobo edited the book ‘Migration, […] … learn more→

Climate change history reveals future threats

The historical record foreshadows a grim picture for a future threatened by even greater climate change according to a study from The Australian National University. Professor Tony McMichael from the ANU National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health looked at climate changes and their impacts over the last 6,000 to 7,000 years, as documented in […] … learn more→

Virtual world set to change history as we know it

A groundbreaking project at the University of Sheffield is set to revolutionise the way we engage with the past via the use of online virtual worlds and social networking. Based on popular online virtual worlds such as Second Life, academics from the University of Sheffield’s School of English Language, Literature and Linguistics and the Humanities […] … learn more→