Those teachers who upgraded to an early childhood teaching degree were most likely to leave the profession.
20% of surveyed early education educators said they want to leave their job due to low pay, volume of paperwork and feeling undervalued.
Australia’s is spending billions of dollars a national infrastructure ‘that just about meets demand today’.
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It is not too late to change the current direction of Australia's NBN from one that just meets today's demands, to one that we need for the future.
Though the codeine we take today is made synthetically, small amounts of codeine are actually found in the opium poppy.
About 8% of the population is unable to metabolise codeine, and a small number metabolise it at a much larger extent.
What are the criteria for a Prime Minister intervening in these awards? Literary reasons? Personal reasons? ‘History war’ reasons?
They should be our pre-eminent national writing prizes. Instead, these awards bob on the vast sea of daily politics, occasionally getting dumped by a breaker.
Various scandals have forced the major parties in this election campaign to tackle policy on business and finance regulation.
How would each of the major parties better regulate the finance and business sectors?
US stock markets are fragmenting, but it will take time for serious innovation to take hold.
Younger firms are voicing their support for a new type of long-term stock exchange, seeking investors in it for the long-haul.
It’s quiet out there, too quiet.
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There's been a deafening silence in recent Australian elections over the environment. But it hasn't always been the case.
On average, Gen Ys are $50,000 short of the deposit they expect they’ll need to buy their first home.
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Without long-term solutions to the imbalance between incomes and house prices, Gen Ys face a lifetime of renting without the financial and emotional security of home ownership.
Does the rest of the world care about Australia’s election?
Experts in the UK, US, India, Indonesia and NZ explain how Australia's election is playing out abroad and what's at stake for our neighbours and allies.
The Labor Party is heading into the election with its Medicare banner hoisted high.
The greater threats to our national public health system lie in the increasing role of consumer co-payments and the power of vested interests that stifle policy innovation in health.