In the past few years there has been increasing speculation in Australia as to whether large corporate mutual, typically in the insurance and superannuation fields, should consider demutualising.
Published with a series of other brief quotes from various other individuals in public life in the Sydney Morning Herald, 27 January 1992, p. 18.
The Australian Institute of Political Science is pleased to announce the appointments of Professors Ross Garnaut and Nancy Viviani as 1992 editors of The Australian Quarterly. A new editorial committee will assist the editors.
Over the New Year break I re-read Simon Leys’ polemic on the Maoist revolution and gulag (the Chinese equivalent are called Laogai camps), Chinese Shadows.
In NSW there are two statutory authorities which have responsibility for the design of syllabi and the award of secondary education certificates. The Secondary Schools Board, which administers the School Certificate, covers the years 7 to 10. The Board of Senior School Studies, which administers the Higher School Certificate, covers the years 11 to 12.