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18 January 2021
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29 January 2007

Griffith graduate wins Young Australian of the Year

Griffith University graduate Tania Major has been named as Young Australian of the year. At just 25, the Cairns-based youth...

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23 October 2023
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16 October 2023
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20 December 2022
Gravy Day

Why do Australians celebrate “Gravy Day”?

You may have had gravy, but do you know how to make it? Sure. Gravy. Tasty. But what's it got to do with Christmas? And why is it so significant that we now have Gravy Day? It all starts with Paul Kelly's 1996 song, “How to Make Gravy”. Dr Ben Green explains.

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9 May 2022
Climate and the election

Australians intend to vote on climate action at election

Griffith University’s Climate Action Beacon conducted the first of five annual Climate Action Surveys in late 2021. These surveys discover Australians’ thoughts and feelings about climate change and related environmental and climatic events, conditions, and issues.

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17 November 2021
Yugambeh Aboriginal Dancers performing at a NAIDOC Week event at Griffith University Gold Coast Campus.

Indigenous languages and cultural connection may help lower First Nations young peoples’ suicide

Greater engagement and involvement with cultural events is associated with lower suicide mortality rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Queensland.

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31 August 2021

Young filmmaker carves out his own path to university 

Griffith Film School student and pro athlete Mikayo Mundy has carved out his own path to university and is on track to graduate by the time he turns 18.

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22 July 2021
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8 June 2021
Brisbane Flood 2011

Climate change and the great Australian insurance dilemma

Underinsurance and un-insurability are growing in Australia and creating a plethora of social justice issues. With low-income earners and first home buyers disproportionately exposed to risks.

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