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Why should my child take swimming lessons? And what do they need to know?

Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional death from injury worldwide. From July 2018 to June 2019, 276 people drowned across Australia – a 10% increase on the previous year.

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A tale of 2 rivers: is it safer to swim in the Yarra in Victoria, or the Nepean in NSW?

Cooling off with a swim in the river is a popular summer pastime in Australia, particularly for people who live a long distance from the beach.

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Scholar recognised for work to reduce silicosis in the artificial stone industry

Western Sydney University graduate Christian Madden has been recognised for his research into worker exposure to crystalline silica during the processing of artificial stone.

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Western Sydney University partners with OpenLearning for new online learning programs for financial advisors

Western Sydney University’s School of Business has partnered with OpenLearning to develop Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses for the financial services sector.

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Western Sydney University and Frasers Property Australia announce architecture scholarship for women

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the launch of a $60,000 Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) scholarship for women, supported by Frasers Property Australia.

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Research sends five young people on expedition to care for Antarctica’s future

Five young leaders from Antarctic ‘gateway cities’ will travel to the continent as part of an international research project led by Western Sydney University with its partners.

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