People who know their HEIMS from their HESA

The HE policy deep state convened in Carlton the other night

Labor senator Kim Carr was there, plus his former upper house colleague Trish Crossin. So was wonk of the wonks Andrew Norton, and a pair of former presidents of the national postgraduate association, and education union policy veterans. They were there to celebrate QUT government relations director John Byron’s new thriller. No. it is not about a plot against the Higher Education Threshold Standards.