No harm in asking

Conor King from the Innovative Research Universities was early in applauding the Victorian Government’s $450m support package (below). “I urge the other states and territories to support their local universities in a similar way to minimise harm to education and research outcomes,” he said.

The Australian Technology Network had the same optimistic idea, “during a time when Australia is the envy the world, the states have really come to the fore. We hope to see this continue.”