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Heavy rains are great news for Sydney’s dams, but they come with a big caveat

Throughout summer, Sydney’s water storage level fell alarmingly. Level 2 water restrictions were imposed and the New South Wales government prepared to double the capacity of its desalination plant.


Landcom and Western Sydney University partner on startup program for the property sector

Landcom and Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad Business Incubator have launched an innovative business program, called Urban Futures, tailored to fast-track property industry startups.


Nominees announced for 2020 Women of the West Awards

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2020 Women of the West Awards. Twenty remarkable women have been nominated for their substantial contributions to the Western Sydney community.


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Looking for love on a dating app? You might be falling for a ghost

Consider the moments you have fallen in love. If you unpick the threads, you will quickly find much of the falling occurred in the mind.


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Despite its Pacific ‘step-up’, Australia is still not listening to the region, new research shows

The Australian government has spent the past year promoting its “Pacific step-up” as one of the country’s “highest foreign policy priorities”.


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Yes, more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere helps plants grow, but it’s no excuse to downplay climate change

The alarming rate of carbon dioxide flowing into our atmosphere is affecting plant life in interesting ways – but perhaps not in the way you’d expect.



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