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.
New report: global snapshot of COVID-19 response
Western Sydney University’s Humanitarian and Development Research Initiative have used international research linkages to produce a new report on government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion: 3 planning strategies for Western Sydney jobs, but do they add up?
The problem of not enough jobs in Western Sydney has been in the public spotlight for half a century. At the same time, record immigration levels and cheap housing on new residential estates on the urban fringe have fuelled growth in the region’s labour force.
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.
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.
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.
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?