Contingent academic employment in Australian universities

As in many countries over the last 25 years or so, universities in Australia have been subject to substantial change and expansion. This has been accompanied by a progressive decline in direct government support per student and a substantial increase in the level and percentage of tied short-term funding flowing from national research granting bodies. Australia's universities have offset the decline in per student government funding by accessing the volatile international higher education student market. At the same time, the introduction of unrestricted competition between institutions for do ... Show more

Authors: Andrews, Stuart; Bare, Liz; Bentley, Peter James; Goedegebuure, Leo ... [+] Show more

Published: [Carlton, Victoria], LH Martin Institute, 2016

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 19 p.

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