News Centre archive
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Feral cat cull: why the 2 million target is on scientifically shaky ground
The Australian government’s target of killing 2 million feral cats by 2020 attracted significant public interest and media attention when it was unveiled in 2015.
New research calls for national database of Indigenous cultural heritage sites in Australia
The closure of the Register of the National Estate was an inflection point for the preservation and cultural appreciation of Indigenous sites in Australia.
Young growing forests offer the greatest opportunity for carbon storage
New research out in PNAS shows younger forests store the most carbon from the air.
Finding the limit for the gardens of the future as summers intensify
Plants of the future on show as Hawkesbury's heat stress experiments the focus for ABC Gardening Australia's 30th anniversary edition.
Western achieves a perfect score in international ratings
Western Sydney University has achieved the highest possible overall rating of 5 stars in the latest QS Stars University Ratings — an evaluation system that assesses universities worldwide.
Native turtles face extinction in South Australia: New report
Western Sydney University has contributed to new Australian research into native turtle populations in the Murray River and associated waterways, finding species are in decline in the lower Murray River region.