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Chlamydia warning for schoolies period

Catch a wave, not chlamydia. That’s the advice Queensland Health is giving young adults during this year’s schoolies season. Chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said while it is an exciting time of year for young Australians, the only thing ...

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Specialised autism school to open

From April this year Australia will be home to a school built exclusively for children with autism. Josiah College in Queensland is expected to cater for more than 60 students in years two to 10, and is being carefully designed ...

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Learning continues for banned students

Distance education and other methods are being employed in Queensland to deal with the rising number of young people excluded from schools. By Aileen Macalintal Despite an increase in the number of students being excluded from Queensland schools the Department ...

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Teachers strike in Victoria and Queensland

Victorian state school teachers have come out in force with almost 40,000 going on strike, and in Queensland about 17 Catholic schools closed during an industrial dispute, while others ran with skeleton staff. Teachers at 171 of Queensland's 292 Catholic ...

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