News Centre archive - 2021
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2021.
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Opinion: Tom Wills’ story is the AFL’s opportunity for truth telling about its ugly history
This article discusses colonial violence against First Nations peoples. There is reference to people who are now deceased.
Farewell to Director of the Whitlam Institute, Leanne Smith
Western Sydney University announces the departure of Leanne Smith, Executive Director of the Whitlam Institute, and congratulates her on her appointment as the new Chief Executive of the Australian Human Rights Commission.
New study to assess needs of Canterbury-Bankstown’s dementia community
To better support over 8,000 people living with dementia in the Canterbury-Bankstown region, Western will lead new research exploring the lived experiences of people with dementia and the city’s infrastructure.
Opinion: What this collaboration between artists and health-care leaders teaches us about living through COVID-19
A new project that spotlights the strain from COVID-19 on our health systems and the people who work in them has invited health-care leaders and artists to create artworks.
Opinion: If you were called by a melody, how would it sound? Communities in Ethiopia and PNG name people with unique individual tunes
36-year-old Binoora Bhultse lives in Garda village in the Oyda district of southwest Ethiopia. Binoora also has a name that is special to him.
Opinion: Climate change is testing the resilience of native plants to fire, from ash forests to gymea lilies
Green shoots emerging from black tree trunks is an iconic image in the days following bushfires, thanks to the remarkable ability of many native plants to survive even the most intense flames.