News Centre archive - 2019
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2019.
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Don’t bank on Dollarmites to teach financial literacy: here are our alternatives
The recent royal commission into banking has revealed rampant wrongdoing by the big banks. As a result, there is renewed public interest in school banking schemes.
World-first technology to revolutionise space imaging
A revolutionary and world-first approach to space imaging led by Western Sydney University’s International Centre for Neuromorphic Systems (ICNS).
Business sentiment up in western Sydney
The sixth Making Western Sydney Greater Report, published in collaboration with Western Sydney University, has found business sentiment is at a five-year high among the 200 businesses surveyed in the region.
Explainer: how does a vasectomy work and can it be reversed?
Some men may shudder at the thought of “the snip”. But vasectomies are a safe and effective form of contraception for men who have completed their family, or don’t wish to have children.
Feral cat cull: why the 2 million target is on scientifically shaky ground
The Australian government’s target of killing 2 million feral cats by 2020 attracted significant public interest and media attention when it was unveiled in 2015.
New research calls for national database of Indigenous cultural heritage sites in Australia
The closure of the Register of the National Estate was an inflection point for the preservation and cultural appreciation of Indigenous sites in Australia.