The University of Tasmania begins offering foreign students the chance to "jump to the head of the queue" if they pay upfront, while existing students are told to look on Gumtree for accommodation, as the university cannot guarantee them a place to live.
Despite a diagnosis of ADHD in kids meaning a higher risk of academic failure, substance abuse issues and imprisonment, many feel medication is overprescribed. A lack of other options and the drugs' proven effectiveness suggest the concerns are unfounded, write Daryl Efron and Harriet Hiscock.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison challenges the Federal Opposition to back the Government's bill to ban religious schools from discriminating against LGBTI students, drawing an angry response from Labor.
Although Adam Goodes and Michael O'Loughlin made careers playing AFL, sharing a combined 675 games and nearly 1,000 goals, they want to encourage young people to look beyond the footy field.
A private school principal calls into ABC radio to confront the ACT Transport Minister over a delay in the rollout of the new bus network, labelling the communication with schools "just not good enough".
Students defy the Prime Minister's calls to stay in school and instead gather in their thousands in capital cities and regional centres to protest against inaction on climate change.
Students across Australia are taking time out of the classroom to rally for action on climate change. The PM wants "more learning" and "less activism in schools", but experts say it's "all part of a civics education".
The ACT Government announces it is cutting ties with the Teach for Australia program, aimed at attracting people from non-teaching careers, citing concerns over value for money and retention rates.
Australia's key financial regulators the RBA and ASIC are pushing for greater economics education in schools in order to empower future consumers.