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Inquiry demanded as hazing culture in top university colleges revealed

Family of Stuart Kelly, who took his own life after attending college, say a coronial inquest is needed into hazing culture

The family of Stuart Kelly are demanding a coronial inquiry into the role they allege severe hazing may have played in his death, as a comprehensive report into sexual assault, harassment and hazing culture at university colleges is released.

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Pay of Australian university heads called into question after UK protest

University of Bath vice-chancellor’s salary found to be only half of Australia’s highest-paid equivalent

Australians should question how much university vice-chancellors earn, the education minister has declared, amid controversy in the UK over the “outrageous” salary of the University of Bath’s vice chancellor that was only half that of Australia’s highest-paid equivalent.

Simon Birmingham said on Thursday that universities should reconsider the pay packets of their senior executives, some of whom earn more than a million dollars a year in salary and accommodation benefits.

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