Sexual harassment in science: Why so few report it and what happens to those who do – Science News

Sexual harassment in science: Why so few report it and what happens to those who do – Science News

When Amy* sat beside a friend at a conference dinner, it didn’t take long for the two very senior, well-respected scientists sitting across the table to start leering at and demeaning her. The men started by asking: How could a young woman like her ask such an intelligent question at …

Report critical of tax evasion penalties causes angst and discomfort at ATO

Report critical of tax evasion penalties causes angst and discomfort at ATO

Posted March 24, 2018 06:02:23 A damning review of the tax office by one of its directors has caused angst and discomfort among senior management, with some preferring it never be made public. Key points: A yet-to-be published review warns “the average tax evader may be financially better off even …

Perth Children’s Hospital report adds tension to an already slightly awkward Liberal mix

Perth Children’s Hospital report adds tension to an already slightly awkward Liberal mix

Posted March 23, 2018 09:11:17 Photo: Dean Nalder (L) downplayed criticism of Mike Nahan, but still endorsed the report’s findings. (ABC News: Eliza Laschon) WA Liberal partyroom meetings might be a bit awkward for a while to come in the wake of Dean Nalder’s decision to publicly endorse stinging criticism …

Perth Children’s Hospital report blasts ‘not good enough’ Barnett government

Perth Children’s Hospital report blasts ‘not good enough’ Barnett government

Updated March 22, 2018 14:51:04 Photo: The Perth Children’s Hospital project is running three years behind schedule. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) The failure of Barnett government ministers to question poor advice, a construction contract that left the state “commercially impotent” and massive tension between bureaucrats were key factors leading to …

CCC report attacks WA Police for ‘oppressive’ tasering of motorist in Fremantle

CCC report attacks WA Police for ‘oppressive’ tasering of motorist in Fremantle

Updated March 21, 2018 17:08:28 Video: WA police taser driver at traffic stop (ABC News) Disturbing new footage has emerged of a man being tasered by WA Police after being pulled over for a random breath test, with the state’s corruption watchdog finding the actions of the officer involved were …

ATAR relevance questioned as report finds fewer students admitted based on rank

ATAR relevance questioned as report finds fewer students admitted based on rank

Updated March 21, 2018 06:42:42 The relevance of university entrance scores has come under question in a new report that has found just one in four undergraduate students are admitted based on their Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Key points: Mitchell Institute director said students choosing to undertake, or not …