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Rentals are grim and expensive. Should young people squat instead?

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Surf’s up: Australia’s breaks inject almost $3 billion into the economy each year

The ANU survey also found the vast majority of respondents reported surfing had a positive impact on their mental wellbeing and sense of community belonging.

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The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

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In an age of selfies, portraiture is still one of the most talked-about art forms. Associate Professor Robert Wellington explains why.

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Dr Jilda Andrews is breathing new life into museum artefacts —illuminating inclusive futures for Indigenous cultural heritage worldwide by exploring the troubled past.

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ANU bounds into the world’s top 30 universities

The Australian National University has moved up four places to be ranked 30th in the 2025 QS World University Rankings.

Exceptional members of ANU community named on King’s Birthday honours list 

ANU celebrates the extraordinary individuals helping to shape our world for the better.

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Genetics, truth and justice

Kathleen Folbigg was imprisoned over the deaths of her four children. Then, an ANU-led breakthrough uncovered the medical mystery behind the tragedy.

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