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Friday 26 November 2021

Green light for 100 per cent renewable power

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Wednesday 24 November 2021

UOW partners with Fulbright Australia to host prestigious scholarship program

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Greater police powers and penalties threaten civil liberties in NSW for ‘public safety'

The Knitting Nannas Against Gas could be caught up in a push by the NSW government to criminalise legitimate protest, writes Associate Professor Julia Quilter.

New laws for the high seas: four key issues the UN talks need to tackle

The oceans are teeming with life and potential – but the high seas are still largely ungoverned. 

UOW’s role in helping island nations plan for sustainable fishery futures

Twelve fisheries officials from The Cook Islands, Tonga, Niue, Tuvalu, Fiji and the Solomon islands (pictured) have been participating in a three-week Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade funded Australia Awards Fellowship at UOW’s Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS).

Law Reform Commission President presents Goldring Lecture

Professor Rosalind Croucher visits UOW for annual Goldring Lecture and scholarship announcement. 

Quick fixes aren’t the answer, alcohol and violence have a complex relationship

Policymakers and judges need to pay attention to what non-legal experts know about alcohol and violence.

Justice Antonio Carpio delivers public lecture on South China Sea

The South China Sea is rich in mineral resources, traversed by global shipping lines and home to fishing grounds that supply the livelihoods of people across the region.

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