News Centre archive
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories.
Browse the archive below, or refine your search by selecting a year from the left column navigation.
Deng Adut to deliver 2016 Australia Day Address
Deng’s story of hope and the transformational power of education has touched hearts across the world, with more than two million views of his inspirational video since late last year.
Research asks Australians for their opinion on six new flag designs
Australians are being asked to take part in research looking at attitudes to their flag and how they would feel if it was changed.
Report highlights Australia’s attitude problem to maths: expert
An Australian Industry Group survey of Australian businesses has found workplaces are struggling with substandard literacy and numeracy skills.
Little shop of horrors: the Australian plants that can kill you
Australia is so famous for its
dangerous creatures that visitors often arrive fearful that everything that moves is out to get them.
‘Like a piranha’: how midwives' descriptions of breastfeeding affect women’s attitudes
A new study has found the sometimes negative language that health professionals use to describe breastfeeding is far from helpful.
Eucalypt research finds Australian toughness key to survival
Eucalypt trees have been described as the ideal Australians - versatile, tough, sardonic and self-mocking.