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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
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