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New international research partnership to assess the state of media literacy in Australia and the USA

As rapid changes in technology and global communication highlight the critical role of media literacy within society, the University and The National Association for Media Literacy Education (USA) are partnering to assess the current state of media literacy education.


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Western’s short courses help displaced workers retrain for new careers

Western is offering a range of intensive short-courses, to assist people who may be out of work as a result of COVID-19 in acquiring new skills or retraining for new careers.


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Opinion: Jenny Hocking: why my battle for access to the ‘Palace letters’ should matter to all Australians

In August 1975, Governor-General Sir John Kerr proudly described himself as “the Queen’s only personal representative in Australia with direct access to her”.


Men’s Health Week to be a rallying call for communities

Coordinated by Western Sydney University’s Men's Health Information and Resource Centre, this year’s National Men’s Health Week will encourage communities and organisations to come together virtually.


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Opinion: There is no easy path out of coronavirus for live classical music

Organisations specialising in live performance face an existential crisis under current restrictions on social gatherings, with up to 75% of people employed in the creative and performing arts expected to lose work.


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Opinion: Curious Kids: why do we burp

There are two types of burping, but mainly we burp to get rid of swallowed air from our stomach.



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