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Struggling to learn a language? Six tips on how pop songs can help
OPINION  30 Jun 2022

Struggling to learn a language? Six tips on how pop songs can help

Is it time to ditch the text books and turn on the radio instead? Researchers look at the benefits of pop songs in learning another language.

Arts and Culture Charles Sturt University

NSW introduces stamp duty or land tax option – what does this mean for home buyers?
OPINION  23 Jun 2022

NSW introduces stamp duty or land tax option – what does this mean for home buyers?

The latest NSW Government Budget included a groundbreaking new policy to offer first home buyers the choice to pay a one-off lump sum tax (‘stamp duty’) or an annual land tax when purchasing homes under a certain value.

Business and Economics Charles Sturt University Society and Community

Silence is not consent: why the new NSW consent laws on sexual acts help us and relationships
OPINION  23 Jun 2022

Silence is not consent: why the new NSW consent laws on sexual acts help us and relationships

This month, new laws came into effect in NSW to increase transparency around the requirement to have consent from both parties when engaging in sexual acts.

Charles Sturt University Law and Justice Psychology

Why is the United States constitution held at gun point?
OPINION  21 Jun 2022

Why is the United States constitution held at gun point?

The recent massacre of 19 primary school children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, and additional shootings in the United States since, has once again fueled debate about gun violence in that country more than ever.

Charles Sturt University International Law and Justice

End of financial year tax tips – some good news for taxpayers
OPINION  20 Jun 2022

End of financial year tax tips – some good news for taxpayers

The end of 2021-22 financial year (EoFY) offers some good news for taxpayers, according to a Charles Sturt University expert.

Business and Economics Society and Community

Early childhood reforms need less talk, more action
OPINION  16 Jun 2022

Early childhood reforms need less talk, more action

An early childhood education expert has weighed in on the recent announcements of changes to the sector, including an extra year of pre-kindergarten. She says the ideas are good but the correct policies will be needed to implement them.

Charles Sturt University Teaching and Education

Meaty questions ─ how do you prioritise protein to benefit your health and budget?
OPINION  9 Jun 2022

Meaty questions ─ how do you prioritise protein to benefit your health and budget?

Australians are the largest annual consumers of protein in the world at 120 kilograms per person per year, though you don’t need to consume that much protein, or purchase expensive cuts, grass fed, or free range versions.

Charles Sturt University Science

Four million Australian kids’ data may have been compromised - can we protect their privacy better?
OPINION  8 Jun 2022

Four million Australian kids’ data may have been compromised - can we protect their privacy better?

A recent investigation by Human Rights Watch that analysed over 160 educational apps and websites which were used in 49 countries including Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic revealed that four million Australian kids’ privacy may have been breached.

Charles Sturt University Computer Science Law and Justice

Set in an Australian leper colony, The Coast depicts past cruelties while reflecting on the present
OPINION  7 Jun 2022

Set in an Australian leper colony, The Coast depicts past cruelties while reflecting on the present

A Charles Sturt academic considers various significant and shameful events that took place in our history and whether institutional maltreatment and racially driven government policies are a thing of the past.

Arts and Culture Charles Sturt University Society and Community

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