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Centre for Western Sydney releases ‘report card’ on the NSW Government

New analysis of the NSW Government’s mid-term performance in Western Sydney reveals that while it scores an ‘A’ for its work in health – in particular, its pandemic response – it falls short on key priorities like education and housing.


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Vale Carla Zampatti

Western Sydney University has paid tribute to the legendary Carla Zampatti AC. One of Australia’s most celebrated and influential fashion designers and business leaders, Ms Zampatti also served as a member of the University’s Board of Governors (now the Board of Trustees) from 1993 to 1997.

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Support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Western Sydney University joins universities from across Australia in pledging our support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart. The Uluru Statement calls for a First Nations Voice to Parliament & a Makarrata Commission to supervise a process of agreement-making & truth-telling, & is a vital part of acknowledging our Indigenous history.

Indigenous higher education leaders join Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce two new senior leadership appointments, with Professor Susan Page joining the University as Director of Indigenous Learning and Teaching, & Professor Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews appointed as Director of Indigenous Research.

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First-of-its-kind Engineering Innovation Hub tops out in Parramatta

Charter Hall Group, Western Sydney University, and the University of New South Wales have celebrated the topping out of their $300 million world-class ‘Engineering Innovation Hub’ development at 6 Hassall Street in Parramatta.


Research success

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New analysis reveals Islamophobia is still alive in Australia

Western Sydney University researchers have published an analysis of a national survey into the racist attitudes and experiences in Australia.


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Western Sydney University highlights the impact of Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections

A new report has highlighted the impact of the Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections Community Development Program (LNC-CDP).




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Opinion: 7 ways to make Easter safe and inclusive for children with food allergies

Easter can be a challenging and anxious time for children with food allergies and their families.


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Opinion: A staggering 1.8 million hectares burned in ‘high-severity’ fires during Australia’s Black Summer

In the aftermath of Australia’s devastating Black Summer fires, research has begun to clarify the role of climate change.




Awards and appointments

Western Sydney authors shortlisted for NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Several literary talents fostered by Western Sydney University are among those shortlisted for this year’s prestigious NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.


Indigenous higher education leaders join Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce two new senior leadership appointments, with Professor Susan Page joining the University as Director of Indigenous Learning and Teaching, & Professor Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews appointed as Director of Indigenous Research.