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Why we need a new constitution
OPINION  7 Sep 2020

Why we need a new constitution

In a book to be launched by former leader of the Liberal Party Dr John Hewson, a Charles Sturt University constitutional law expert argues that the Australian constitution is so defective that we need an entirely new one.

Society and Community

Here's why Trump comparing protestors to terrorists is the real danger
OPINION  4 Sep 2020

Here's why Trump comparing protestors to terrorists is the real danger

Trump compares violent protestors in the US to terrorists. Here's why that claim is dangerous.

Charles Sturt University Policing and Security Law and Justice

How moonlight changes the behaviour of Australian wildlife
OPINION  4 Sep 2020

How moonlight changes the behaviour of Australian wildlife

A Charles Sturt University PhD candidate co-authors an article for The Conversation that sheds light on how certain behaviours of Australia’s wildlife can change with variation in ambient light, phases of the Moon and cloud cover.

Animal and Veterinary science Charles Sturt University Research

Why libraries are highly prized and beneficial for many of Australia’s prison inmates
OPINION  4 Sep 2020

Why libraries are highly prized and beneficial for many of Australia’s prison inmates

A Charles Sturt academic highlights the important role of libraries within Australia’s prison system, from helping inmates connect with individuals and communities inside and outside of prison, to assisting former inmates adjust to life after prison.

Society and Community

The unfair treatment and healthcare for Māori must and can be fixed
OPINION  3 Sep 2020

The unfair treatment and healthcare for Māori must and can be fixed

A Charles Sturt academic highlights the systemic racism in New Zealand’s health system and says creating an independent Māori authority, focused on improving Māori health, will help to eliminate political inequities and ensure meaningful Māori voice.

ILWS Health Indigenous International

Timor-Leste’s success against COVID-19 no thanks to Australia
OPINION  28 Aug 2020

Timor-Leste’s success against COVID-19 no thanks to Australia

Two researchers say the 21st anniversary of Timor-Leste’s referendum for independence and its success against COVID-19 are timely reminders of the nation’s strength and resilience and for Australia to let go of its ‘White Saviour’ view of Timor-Leste.

Graham Centre International Society and Community

Skills Week highlights the need for gender equity and inclusion in trades
OPINION  27 Aug 2020

Skills Week highlights the need for gender equity and inclusion in trades

Two academics say National Skills Week (24 to 30 August) is a reminder gender equity and inclusion are the solution to the ‘tradie’ skills shortage in regional Australia, and skills are the fundamental basis for all regional development and growth.

Business and Economics ILWS Society and Community

The spotlight is again on teachers, but now it’s more positive
OPINION  27 Aug 2020

The spotlight is again on teachers, but now it’s more positive

An education academic argues the COVID-19 school closures have resulted in a more positive appreciation and perception of teachers and the long-standing criticism that has plagued the education sector in Australia cannot be allowed to continue.

Society and Community Teaching and Education

The human cost of border closures, and the alternative solutions being overlooked
OPINION  13 Aug 2020

The human cost of border closures, and the alternative solutions being overlooked

Charles Sturt academic examines the impact of the Albury-Wodonga border closure and suggests that spatial modelling could be used to find an alternative to ensure thousands of locals are not disrupted.

Charles Sturt University ILWS Society and Community

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