Unis to feds: butt-out

The Morrison Government has bills and committee inquiries over-sighting universities. Not everybody is happy (scroll-down)

“A number of Government departments and agencies are currently proposing legislation, or changes in oversight, or regulatory practices, in various aspects of national security and national interest. Combined, these potentially create unnecessarily overlapping regulatory and oversight regimes in the sector. This regulatory burden risks diverting increasing amounts of scarce resource from the core business of universities — namely, teaching and research,” Universities Australia politely suggests the feds get out of the way, in its submission to the critical infrastructure bill, (below) Friday.