ERA framework implemented.
Parramatta Community Justice Centre established by Prof. Michael Adams, launched by the Vice Chancellor and Hon. John Hatzistergos, Attorney General.
UWS Residential Colleges (Penrith and Campbelltown) opened.
UWS Academic obtain 10/10 ALTC awards in Teaching and Learning.
Rural Clinical School opened in Bathurst.

Jacka Foundation Chair in Complementary Medicine established.
John Phillips retires as Chancellor.
First Gough Whitlam Oration given by the Prime Minister.
Prof. Peter Shergold installed as third Chancellor.
First graduation of students from the Medical program.
UWS becomes a sponsor of the Greater Western Sydney Giants NEAFL team.
$29.8 million grant from the Commonwealth to expand UWSCollege pathways programs.
$20.6 million Blacktown/Mt Druitt Clinical School opened by the Prime Minister.

Julia Gillard presents $7 million for refurbishment of Female Orphan School.
Foundational Processes of Behaviour Research Laboratories opened (Bankstown).
$13.5 million grant for the Werrington Park Corporate Centre.
$7 million grant to complete renovation of Female Orphan School.
Institute for Culture and Society launched.
Margaret Whitlam passes away.
Rt. Hon. Malcolm Fraser delivers the second Whitlam Oration.