News Centre archive - 2017
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2017.
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A new exhibition Without Consent: Australia's past adoption practices has opened at the Whitlam Institute's Margaret Whitlam Galleries in the Female Orphan School, Parramatta South campus.
Government strategies to manage population ageing largely assume that older Australians are home owners. Older Australians who own homes are seen as having made the right choices and as being less of a budget burden.
The Outer Space Treaty (OST) is the framework multilateral treaty that establishes the principal rules regulating the exploration and use of outer space. Established in 1967, it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
Looking at data, there is no evidence to support the notion that house prices have peaked or are on the cusp of a downward trend. House prices in Australian capital cities rose slightly in June after falling in May.
One of the expected benefits from rising atmospheric carbon dioxide is that plants may use less water and avoid some of the damaging effects of drought.
To help make cities resilient in the face of rapid change, a series of international experts including former US Vice-President Al Gore will speak at a special conference co-hosted by Western Sydney University.