A decade after the ACT’s Human Rights Act was legislated, ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner DR HELEN WATCHIRS, MPubLaw ’92, PhD ’02 reflects on its impact.
In 2013, Graham and Louise Tuckwell gave the largest ever donation to an Australian university when they started the $50 million Tuckwell Scholarship Program to find Australia’s future leaders.
The aim was to provide Canberra audiences with the chance to hear and see leading authors talk about their new books.
ANU School of Art alumnus John White, BVA ‘12 has dabbled in many different careers. In the 1980s he was an apprentice at the defunct Canberry Fair amusement park before moving to a Fyshwick business to cabinet-making.
The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia’s oldest, largest and highest ranking academic institute for strategic studies research, education and commentary.
“I originally wanted to study film, so I did the closest I could do: English and History,” says Andrew Pike, now managing director of Ronin Films and founder of Electric Shadows Cinema.
The university experience very often comes with roommates. Whether good or bad, some people will stick in your mind forever. Here’s what some of our students had to say about their experiences.
Women make a much greater contribution to the economy than many think. As mammals, they make milk.
As the global population continues to rise, the challenges of giving people access to healthy and nutritious food grow by the day.
War came so fast a century ago, and so unexpectedly, and everything changed so completely when it came, that it still shocks one today.
During his successful Governor of Jakarta election campaign in 2012, Joko Widodo (or Jokowi) liked to tell a story.
During the past couple of years, the debate about whether ANU should invest in companies related to the fossil fuels industry has intensified.
In combining artistic license and mathematical algorithms, Jonathan McCabe Ma (EA) ’00 has created a career-long passion that has taken his work around the world.
Many women use menopausal hormone therapy (MHT, also known as HRT) but our new research has shown menopausal Australian women who are currently using MHT have double the risk of breast cancer compared to those who have never used it.
After prolonged debate, deliberation and delay, the Healthy Welfare Card will soon be launched at two trial sites in remote Australia.
The protection of citizens abroad evokes many ideas about citizenship, values, foreign relations, human rights, diplomacy and law.
NATASSJA HOOGSTAD HAY, BA (Hons) ‘08, BAsianStudies ‘08 looks at what’s behind Canberra’s cultural renaissance.
Hidden away in a non-descript building on campus is a stunning take on life in a by-gone age, as RICHARD FOX and KATE PRESTT uncover.
BELINDA CRANSTON surveys the complexities of a 50-year-old building called Coombs – a place where being lost can lead to discovery.