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Strength from perpetual grief: how Aboriginal people experience the bushfire crisis
How do you support people forever attached to a landscape after an inferno tears through their homelands: decimating native food sources, burning through ancient scarred trees & destroying ancestral & totemic plants and animals?
Extreme conditions created a ‘perfect storm’ for catastrophic fires
A Western Sydney University Research Fellow has described the specific set of environmental conditions that led to Australia’s bushfire emergency.
Experts offer comment on national bushfire crisis
As Australia continues to be gripped by the bushfire crisis, Western Sydney University has a range of experts available for media commentary.
Aussie scientists need your help keeping track of bees (please)
Bees get a lot of good press. They pollinate our crops and in some cases, make delicious honey. But bees around the world face serious threats, and the public can help protect them.
For many, a pool swim is an Australian birthright. Let’s make it easier for solo parents to claim it
Not long ago, a mother-of-three was refused entry to a Sydney pool because of its policy of one adult for every child aged under six.
Take a plunge into the memories of Australia’s favourite swimming pools
From the smell of chlorine to water bombing and a mixing of cultures – just some of reminiscences of 28 Australians in the book, The Memory Pool: Australian stories of summer, sun and swimming compiled by Therese Spruhan.