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Opinion: Our laws failed these endangered flying-foxes at every turn. On Saturday, Cairns council will put another nail in the coffin

On Saturday, Cairns Regional Council will disperse up to 8,000 endangered spectacled flying-foxes from their nationally important camp in central Cairns.

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Opinion: Recession will hit job-poor parts of Western Sydney very hard

After 2016 – but before COVID-19, it should be said – Western Sydney experienced a mini jobs boom. Growth came from the region’s extraordinary surge in population, driven by record levels of immigration.

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Researcher lends a helping hand to foster care storyline on Neighbours

A Western expert has lent her expertise to one of Australia’s most popular, long-running drama series – to ensure that an important new storyline provides an accurate depiction of foster families in Australia.

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Opinion: Australasia will host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup: What’s not to like?

Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand have won the right to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. What are the pros and cons of the verdict?

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Grant from Golden Key unlocks opportunity

A Western Sydney University medical student has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from the Golden Key International Honour Society.

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Opinion: Jobs deficit drives army of daily commuters out of Western Sydney

Western Sydney has a jobs problem. No other big regional economy in Australia fails in providing jobs for its residents more than this one. At the last census the Western Sydney jobs deficit – local jobs minus local workers – was 222,000.

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