Time for Australia to forge free compact agreements in the Pacific

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What a difference 14 years make. The launch of the Foreign Policy White Paper on Thursday, the first since 2003, marks the strongest commitment by Australia to the Pacific region in recent memory. The last white paper had a section heading ‘What Australia can and cannot do to help’ in relation to the Pacific. No such caveats in the new document, which places supporting the development of Pacific island nations as a key foreign policy aim.

Exhibition celebrates emerging ANU artists

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I wanted to convey the frailty of the human condition.

University of Birmingham and Royal Shakespeare Company to host conference in 2018

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Born of the a 5-year collaboration between the University of Birmingham and the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), the Radical Mischief Conference offers an unmissable opportunity to be involved in an urgent and open conversation about what thought and theatre can do in our time at the RSC’s centre for research and development, The Other Place.

Eye dept overdue list grows

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The number of eye patients overdue for follow-up appointments has been growing at the Southern District Health Board, which has failed

The fall and fall of Australias aid program

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Diminished and marginalised sums up the way Australia's development assistance program is treated in the Foreign Policy White Paper.

Avatar therapy may help to reduce auditory hallucinations for people with schizophrenia

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An experimental therapy which involves a face-to-face discussion between a person with schizophrenia and an avatar representing their

Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists

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The NZNO Employment Survey and our Kai Tiaki journal reporters have repeatedly found that when bullying occurs in nursing it has a

NZMA calls for action on child poverty

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The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) joins today’s calls by the children’s advocacy community for an evidence-based plan to

Intel Apollo Lake Based Fanless Box PC with 4 COM Ports

Powered by Intel Apollo Lake SoC processors as well as four serial ports located on the front panel, Quanmax QBOX-2090 rugged fanless

NBA Rumors: Clippers DeAndre Jordan Drawing Trade Interest From Multiple Teams

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The Los Angeles Clippers won their first four games of the 2017-18 NBA season, giving some legitimacy to the argument that the team