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Ministerial Statement Development and Progress of the Northern Territory University Hon. Fred Finch February 1997

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Title

Ministerial Statement Development and Progress of the Northern Territory University Hon. Fred Finch February 1997

Other title

Tabled Paper 3121

Collection

Tabled Papers for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1997-02-27

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/289829

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/403436

Page content

I AM TOLD, MR SPEAKER, THAT THE UNIVERSITY IS SETTING IN PLACE MECHANISMS TO ALLOW IT TO BE MORE RESPONSIVE IN ITS MANAGEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY'S INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES. MR SPEAKER, I WOULD NOW LIKE TO REPORT ON THE NTU'S RESPONSE TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S BUDGET REDUCTIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION, AND THE NECESSARY ORGANISATIONAL CHANGES THAT THAT HAS BROUGHT ABOUT. LIKE UNIVERSITIES EVERY WHERE IN AUSTRALIA, MR SPEAKER, THE NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY HAS HAD TO CARRY THE IMPACT OF A SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTION IN ITS BUDGET, DUE TO CHANGES IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION. AS WELL, THE UNIVERSITY HAS HAD TO RESPOND TO THE SUBSTANTIAL CHANGES IN THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING SECTOR, WHICH HAVE RESULTED IN A MORE COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT.


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