Resuming study next month

Last year I returned to formal study after around 25 years since completing my Bachelors degree studies. Much had changed since those days, back 'in the old days', my lecture notes would appear on the intranet 2 weeks after our lecture had occurred -- groundbreaking. Online study was nowhere to be seen back then, and... Continue Reading →

The time is now

In late March 1996, Martin Bryant forever changed the Australian landscape when he went to the historic Port Arthur site in Tasmania and with his automatic rifle killed 35 people. No matter where you were in Australia you felt the horror of their loss. Ultimately this horrific event led to change in gun ownership laws... Continue Reading →

Hoping for change

Today Australia votes for who it wishes to govern the nation. The Liberal / National coalition has governed several terms now and steered us through a difficult few years with the pandemic, however, I feel is looking tired. Though I more commonly vote for the Liberal party I wouldn’t say I’m aligned to them. I... Continue Reading →

The corporate shave

So I have a slight sweet tooth (a lie, it’s huge) and hit the local supermarket for the latest choc quick fix. I hit the chocolate aisle and was greeted by Cadbury’s latest attempt to con us into paying the same for less, something that vendors have been doing across multiple product lines for years.... Continue Reading →

Reviewing research

This year I've been helping out another colleague by reviewing research outputs submitted to our systems. Initially, I was just reviewing journal articles from a variety of fields, however, last week was asked to begin reviewing book chapters which we needed to clear a backlog of for the university's future major research review submission, ERA.... Continue Reading →

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