A Western Sydney University study has found that it is possible for women to have a successful VBAC – and to feel safe, secure and supported in their birth choice – if they engage the services of a midwife.
Western Sydney University’s Humanitarian and Development Research Initiative have used international research linkages to produce a new report on government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The problem of not enough jobs in Western Sydney has been in the public spotlight for half a century. At the same time, record immigration levels and cheap housing on new residential estates on the urban fringe have fuelled growth in the region’s labour force.
On Saturday, Cairns Regional Council will disperse up to 8,000 endangered spectacled flying-foxes from their nationally important camp in central Cairns.
After 2016 – but before COVID-19, it should be said – Western Sydney experienced a mini jobs boom. Growth came from the region’s extraordinary surge in population, driven by record levels of immigration.
A Western expert has lent her expertise to one of Australia’s most popular, long-running drama series – to ensure that an important new storyline provides an accurate depiction of foster families in Australia.