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Australia appoints TEQSA advisory council

This week Australia's Minister of Education Christopher Pyne announced the establishment of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Advisory Council. The group will report to the minister and will be charged with ensuring that recommendations to reduce university red tape are carried out.

Australia: Repeal day to relax university regulation

This week the Australian government will attempt to slash a number of federal laws in its first planned "repeal day" that will save AUD$1 billion a year in red tape. A number of "heavy handed" regulations affecting the university sector are set to be abolished in the process, a move that has been welcomed by international educators in the country.