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Fee legislation overlooks research, Senate inquiry told

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Bill could cause Australia’s research rate to ‘decline precipitously’

The federal government’s Job-Ready Graduates bill should only be passed in tandem with a new system of research funding, a Senate inquiry has heard.

The Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee inquiry into the bill has been told that the changes do not include provisions for research activities.

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