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Moral rights, artistic integrity and Cory Bernardi’s Australia Day playlist

Amid the debate over changing the date of Australia Day and Triple J’s announcement of moving the Hottest 100 countdown, Senator Cory Bernardi, has sparked criticism for arranging his own Australia Day playlist on Spotify.

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AusE babies trump their peers at word learning

New research has found that Australian babies fare better than babies of other English speaking countries at word learning.

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Should raw sushi-eaters be worried about tapeworms?

Australians love their sushi and consume more than 115 million servings of seaweed-wrapped rolls and sashimi (slices of raw fish) per year.

Young Australian leader selected for voyage of a lifetime

Western Sydney University student Qisthy Kodarusman, has been selected from over 1,000 worldwide applications to join 240 young leaders from around the world to take part in the Ship for World Youth Leaders Program, a prestigious youth development program.

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Groundbreaking first ‘soil atlas’ reveals most common bacterial across the world’s soils

Western Sydney University experts have teamed up with researchers from the United States, Spain and UK to compile the world’s first ‘soil atlas’ which tracks the most common types of soil bacteria around the world.


Western Sydney writing project for culturally diverse women

The Western Sydney literary group, Sweatshop, has started a new writers’ initiative for culturally diverse women, which has been funded by Create NSW.

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