Discover7amWelcome to the dumb country
Welcome to the dumb country

Welcome to the dumb country

Update: 2020-09-28
Share

Description

Australia’s universities have been hit hard by the pandemic, with thousands of job losses. Now the federal government wants to change the way the sector is funded, and how much students will pay. Today, Rick Morton on the crisis facing our universities, and why we’re on the brink of destroying our national research capacity.


Guest: Senior reporter for The Saturday Paper Rick Morton.


Background reading: Coalition to cut $2 billion a year from university research in The Saturday Paper


 

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Comments 
00:00
00:00
x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Sleep Timer

Off

End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

Welcome to the dumb country

Welcome to the dumb country