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Opinion: ‘No safe space in society’: new UN report reveals the extent of systemic racism faced by people of African descent in Australia

A special UN working group this week tabled its first-ever report on the experiences of people of African descent in Australia to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Western Sydney University paving the way with recycled concrete product

Western Sydney University is paving the way with leading research into recycled concrete products that can aid in the reduction of construction waste.

Western Sydney University bushfire experts share insights on upcoming bushfire season

With the arrival of the bushfire season Western Sydney University experts have shared insights on matters relating to the upcoming bushfire season, including environmental impacts, tourism, fire management and more.

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Opinion: Explainer: the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is profoundly contemporary

By any reckoning, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) is one of the most influential Western philosophers in history. No account of the modern era – not just modern thought – could ignore him.

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Opinion: Seals, swimmers, bat carers – exploring the world of the pale brown, oft-maligned Yarra River

Author Harry Saddler’s book on Melbourne’s Yarra River is an engaging account of his years exploring its native species and human communities.

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Opinion: We need urban trees more than ever – here’s how to save them from extreme heat

Australians are bracing for a hot spring and summer. The Bureau of Meteorology has finally declared El Niño is underway, making warmer and drier conditions more likely for large parts of the country.

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Opinion: How TikTok’s dating story time trend offers a glimpse into the sometimes weird world of modern romance

In the ever-evolving realm of social media, TikTok has emerged as a dynamic platform that has reshaped how we engage with content and share our personal romantic stories.

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Opinion: Stand back and avoid saying ‘be careful!’: how to help your child take risks at the park

There is ongoing concern about the impact of “helicopter parenting” on children’s growth and development.

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