The Barrier Reef is Healthy, but Some Academic Institutions are Rotten to the Core
FORMER James Cook University Professor Peter Ridd will be in the Brisbane Federal Court next week attempting to get his job back. The case may be fought on legal interpretations of his obligation as a university employee to be collegial and discrete versus his right to academic freedom. This avoids the need to consider the two truths at the heart of this matter:
1. The Great Barrier Reef may be in good health, while
2. Our academic institutions may be rotten to the core.
And listen to Peter Ridd’s story here: