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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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11 July 2024
Year 12 students attend the Better Business Conference

Year 12 students uncover financial crimes in a ‘choose your own journey’ competition.

Year 12 students from Brisbane and Gold Coast showcased their analytical and investigative skills at the Better Business Conference, hosted by Griffith Business School, and in collaboration with the Academy of Excellence in Financial Crime Investigation and Compliance.  The competition enabled the students to play the role of financial crime investigators in a challenging financial crime scenario where they were tasked with deciphering clues and uncovering the Mastermind behind a sophisticated redirection scam.

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24 June 2024
Queen of One Tree island

Women and the Reef: An Australian Story

Australia’s stories live on the Great Barrier Reef.  From the timeless relations of First Nations people, legacies and travesties of...

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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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