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  Education in Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pre-School in Australia is relatively unregulated, and is not compulsory.
In Australia, the classification of tertiary qualifications is governed in part by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), which attempts to integrate into a single classification all levels of tertiary education (both vocational and higher education), from trade certificates to higher doctorates.
However, as Universities in Australia (and a few similar higher education institutions) largely regulate their own courses, the primary usage of AQF is for vocational education.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Education_in_Australia   (1750 words)

 BBC SPORT | PARALYMPICS | Making sense of the categories
Classification is split into two group; in class 1 those athletes who are dependent on an electric wheelchair or assistance for mobility, and in class 2 those with poor functional strength in all extremities and trunk but able to propel a wheelchair.
Classification is split into divisions 2, 3 and 4 for athletes with cerebral palsy, athletes in division two being the most severely handicapped progressing to division 4 which includes physically more able athletes.
Classification for the Sonar is based on a functional points system with low points for severely disabled athletes rising by scale to high points for less disabled athletes.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/olympics2000/paralympics/959701.stm   (1282 words)

 Education in Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In Victoria it is determined using the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), and in the Western Australia, the examination is referred to as the Tertiary Entrance Examinations (TEE).
In Australia, the classification of degreess is governed in part by the Australian Qualfications Framework (AQF), which integrates into a single classification all levels of tertiary education (both vocational and higher education), from trade certificates to higher doctorates.
Australian Bachelor's degrees are generally only 3 years, unlike the 4 year degrees found in the United States, although some institutions offer 4 year degrees as well (generally seen as a half-way point between doing a normal 3 year degree and a 5 year combined degree).
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/e/ed/education_in_australia.html   (1058 words)

 Bachelor's degree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A bachelor's degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years.
In the case of a few schools, a senior thesis for degrees in the humanities, and laboratory research for "pure" science degrees is also required.
The Bachelor of Philosophy degree is either an undergraduate or a graduate degree that often entails independent research, a thesis, or a capstone project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bachelor's_degree   (2994 words)

 A Global Representative System of Marine Protected Areas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Australia's southern and northern coasts are dominated by low energy, small wave regimes, while the west and east are mainly dominated by swell waves.
Australia's geographic position within the world's centre of coral reef diversity is critical to coral reef conservation since few countries (western Micronesia, northern Papua New Guinea, and possibly Japan) have low coastal population pressures and/or the capacity to regulate human impacts on reef areas.
Australia has significant populations in northern waters, between Moreton Bay in the east and Shark Bay in the west and is the dugong's last stronghold.
www.deh.gov.au /coasts/mpa/nrsmpa/global/volume4/chapter18.html   (15743 words)

 Australia Travel Information
Australia is such a massive country even with a year of travelling I wasn't able to experience it all, I managed to visit 4 of the 8 states and territories Australia has to offer.
Australia features a wide range of climatic zones, from the tropical northern regions, through to arid expanses of the interior and temperate regions in the south.
Australia's winter months are from May to October, with July having the lowest average temperature countrywide.
www.timsaxon.co.uk /australia.html   (1905 words)

 National Archives of Australia - Recordkeeping - Control - Overview of classification tools - Appendix B: Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
A classification system is the set of terms and business rules that are applied to records and documents in a particular business information system, in a particular organisational setting.
Classification systems can be used to support a variety of records management processes in addition to facilitating access and use – for example, storage and protection, and retention and disposition.
Relationship based on degrees or levels of superordination and subordination, where the superordinate term represents a class or whole, and subordinate terms refer to its members or parts.
www.naa.gov.au /recordkeeping/control/tools/appendixB.html   (1566 words)

 National Archives of Australia - Recordkeeping - Control - Overview of classification tools - 3. Explaining ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The number of classification levels required for classifying and titling records and other business information must be decided, as this affects the depth of detail in the classification tool and degree of training that will be required by users.
In most cases, the top level of classification is the same as the function level in the business classification scheme, with the second level of classification the same as the activity level.
The second level of classification is formulated by using the activity-level terms in the business classification scheme and is usually referred to as the activity level of classification.
www.naa.gov.au /recordkeeping/control/tools/chpt3.html   (2364 words)

A number of the taxa newly described from Australia were on exotic hosts (mainly crop plants) and thus are probably exotic themselves and not relevant to calculations of the number of indigenous and naturalised fungi.
In Australia, additional problems are the lack of up-to-date censuses and keys, and the difficulty of access to literature because few libraries contain a good range of the necessary literature.
The key issue here is the degree of congruence between the distribution of fungi and the distribution of individual species or communities of plants, or any other factors used to decide where reserves are to be located.
www.deh.gov.au /biodiversity/threatened/action/cryptogams/10.html   (15969 words)

 Australia - Trip report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Australia is a country with many - partly unique - objects of interest, in addition, unbelievably large distances.
The landmarks of Australia are the Opera House in Sydney and the Ayers Rock in the center of the country.
When I was four years old, she emigrated to Australia and with her married man in a suburb of Perth established themselves.
www.myhome.ch /tanner/oz/trip_report.html   (9021 words)

 Geoscience Australia: Glossary of Terms
Depending on the type of survey undertaken and the degree of accuracy required, "surveys" may involve the application of the theory, principles and techniques of geodesy, photogrammetry and cartography.
The UTM is a modified TM projection whereby the natural scale of the central meridian is scaled by a factor of 0.9996 to enable a wider area to be mapped with acceptable distortion.
Each Zone is six degrees of longitude in width with a half degree of overlap within the adjoining zone and having a true origin at the intersection of the central meridian of that zone and the Equator.
www.ga.gov.au /about/glossary.jsp   (5357 words)

 Chapter 1  Kingdoms and  Classification
Although the outline of the Kingdoms seems relatively sound, the classification of fungi at the lower levels - class, order, family and genus, is being shaken up by an influx of molecular data.
The classification presented in the chapters that follow is still to some extent based on the ideas first proposed by the great biologist, Anton de Bary, in the 19th century, and refined by many subsequent generation of mycologists using morphological, anatomical and developmental characteristics.
For purposes of classification (which is actually a method of information storage and retrieval), related genera are grouped into families, families are grouped into orders, orders into classes, classes into phyla, and phyla into Kingdoms.
www.mycolog.com /CHAP1.htm   (4188 words)

 Data classification can make or break your business: ZDNet Australia: Insight: Software
Data classification combines value judgments made by any business with analysis of the behaviour of the information itself to create a multi-dimensional view that’s critical to effective management and action.
While data classification is a critical step on the path to effective information lifecycle management, it is not just a means to an end.
Data classification is a fundamental process that drives value throughout an organisation by enabling the alignment of information to best address business needs while using the lowest cost storage for the job.
www.zdnet.com.au /insight/software/0,39023769,39118998,00.htm   (1626 words)

 Australia - Customs Guide
At a previous hearing in 1984 the AAT found the absence of a wheel(s) was such a critical feature that it was not possible to accept that a bicycle without one or both wheels could be said to have the essential character of a bicycle as required by Interpretative Rule (I.R.) 2.
Their classification has been reviewed and it has been determined that they fall to heading 2106 as food preparations not elsewhere specified or included.
As a consequence the classification is determined according to the type of alcohol.
www.apectariff.org /au/Aust2.htm   (3493 words)

 Research degrees, University of South Australia
This website has been designed to inform prospective and current higher degree by research (HDR) students and staff about every stage of applying for and undertaking a higher degree by research and about all aspects of research education at the University of South Australia.
Midyear Orientation for new higher degree by research students to be held Wednesday 9 August.
This site will work and look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
www.unisa.edu.au /resdegrees/default.asp   (105 words)

 Country Information: Australia
Queensland, however, is not clear on the prohibition of distribution of assets upon dissolution, stating that distribution is subject to agreement or in accordance with its governing documents without restrictions [Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld) §92].
Foreign incorporated organizations that carry on business in Australia may be required to register with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (http://www.asic.gov.au).
Although the concept of charitable institution and funds is used to determine income tax exemption, a different classification system is used to determine ability to receive tax-deductible donations.
www.usig.org /countryinfo/australia.asp   (3957 words)

 www.meteorites.com classification
In order of decreasing degree of oxidation of the iron (Fe) that they contain, these are: carbonaceous chondrites, ordinary chondrites, and enstatite chondrites.
Within each of these groups, chondrites are also classified according to their petrologic type; that is, on the basis of the degree of alteration (or alteration grade) to which they have been subjected on their parent body prior to arriving on Earth.
This degree of alteration ranges from 1 to 6, grade 3 corresponding to the least altered state.
www.meteorites.com /classif.html   (3318 words)

 Fine Wine Writing by Jancis Robinson - Langton's Classification of Australian Wine IV
Australia’s fine wine auctioneers Langton’s, run by Andrew Caillard MW and the brainchild of Stewart Langton of Melbourne, has just published its fourth Classification of Australian Wine (published in full below), dividing 101 Australian saleroom favourites into four divisions, Exceptional, Outstanding, Excellent and Distinguished based on their track record at auction.
As Langton’s are careful to point out, “the Classification is not based on dollar appreciation or wine investment potential”, indeed they are not at all bullish about investment prospects in fine Australian wine at the moment.
Petaluma's important Hanlin Hill vineyard on the western face of the Clare Hills is one of the highest vineyards in the region with an elevation of 500 metres.
www.jancisrobinson.com /categories/winenews/winenews050727   (14296 words)

 BUBL LINK: Australia
It maintains a scientific collection of native plants from all parts of Australia which are displayed for the enjoyment and education of visitors and are used for research into plant classification and biology.
Forum devoted to exploring how historians of Australia and New Zealand might employ new technologies in research and teaching, and also concerned with ways interactive multimedia can be most effectively used to represent the past.
An overview of the diversity of marsupials that inhabit Australia.
bubl.ac.uk /link/a/australia.htm   (947 words)

 l.n. Australia's Censorship/Classification Review Board
A classification decision on a particular matter is made by a group of at least three Review Board members, who are nominated for the purpose by the Convenor.
Note: The four CRB members who were nominated by the Convenor to vote on classification of the film Baise-moi in May 2002 were Shelley (Convenor), O'Dea, Harvey and Smith (according to Senate chamber speech by Senator Chris Schacht, ALP SA, on 15 May 2002).
She is currently appointed as a lecturer and clinician for the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Australia and is a post-doctoral research fellow at Edith Cowan University.
libertus.net /censor/creviewboard.html   (2887 words)

 Polar ice at risk this century, study warns. 31/01/2006. ABC News Online
That report confirmed that temperatures were rising and pinned the blame on carbon emissions disgorged mainly by the burning of oil, gas and coal.
It said that future greenhouse gas emissions were likely to raise global temperatures by between 1.4 and 5.8 degrees Celsius from 1990 to 2100.
It said increasing acidity in the ocean would be likely to reduce the capacity to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and affect the entire marine food chain.
www.abc.net.au /news/newsitems/200601/s1558424.htm   (560 words)

 OFA: Hip Dysplasia Grades
Excellent (Figure 1): this classification is assigned for superior conformation in comparison to other animals of the same age and breed.
This is due to the ball slightly slipping out of the socket causing a minor degree of joint incongruency.
There are usually no arthritic changes present with this classification and if the dog is young (24 to 30 months of age), there is an option to resubmit an radiograph when the dog is older so it can be reevaluated a second time.
www.offa.org /hipgrade.html   (784 words)

 Volvo Penta Australia Local News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Due to its powerful, robust basic construction, not only does the engine have a long life and high degree of reliability but the level of comfort is also enhanced due to reduced engine vibrations.
The 150 S also has a number of attractive new features: For example, it is now possible to change the oil in the drive from within the boat and the anode is split so that it can be replaced without the having to dismantle the propeller.
Engines are electronically controlled to a greater or lesser degree, control systems on the larger boats are electronic, instrumentation is becoming more advanced, and an increasing number of boats are equipped with electronic navigation equipment.
www.volvopenta.com.au /localnews.php   (16594 words)

 World Climates
The Köppen Climate Classification System is the most widely used for classifying the world's climates.
Most classification systems used today are based on the one introduced in 1900 by the Russian-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen.
Global Position: central and southern California; coastal zones bordering the Mediterranean Sea; coastal Western Australia and South Australia; Chilean coast; Cape Town region of South Africa.
www.blueplanetbiomes.org /climate.htm   (2131 words)

 Cloud, fog and precipitation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Brilliant iridescence is shown at angular distances up to 40 degrees from the sun, green and pink colours predominate.
Radiation fogs are the prevalent fogs in Australia, with occurrence peaking in winter; caused by lowering of ground temperature by re-radiation into space of absorbed solar radiation from the earth’s surface, refer 1.7.
The vestibular system doesn't register the initial bank but does register the wing levelling as an opposite direction bank (away from a wings level attitude) and the pilot's brain produces a leaning sensation while also perceiving from the instrument readings that the aircraft is flying straight and level.
www.auf.asn.au /meteorology/section3.html   (6422 words)

 Classification documents, Research degrees, University of South Australia
By referring to these documents for research courses, fields and disciplines and socioeconomic objectives, supervisors can complete the recommendation to accept applications from research degree applicants.
This information is essential to allow completion of the student's record for enrolment purposes.
The Commonwealth Government uses these codes to collect information about research across Australia.
www.unisa.edu.au /resdegrees/supervisors/classification.asp   (93 words)

 4. Classification Categories
In practice such commissions are either given or acquire a fair degree of autonomy.
It may therefore happen that although the (periodical) conference does not constitute an organization in its own right, the commission may take on a more or less permanent organizational form.
It is interesting to split off from the complete range of international organizations those bodies which can usefully be grouped in terms of some general preoccupation (as contrasted with a more conventional classification by subject).
www.uia.org /organizations/orgtypes/orgtypee.php   (6552 words)

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