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News • 22 Nov 2021

Purai Members recognised in College Excellence Awards

Purai Global Indigenous History Centre congratulates five of its members for being included as outstanding recipients of the College of Human and Social Futures Awards.

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News • 19 Nov 2021

Tax clinic established at Newcastle Business School to assist the disadvantaged and vulnerable

Disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the Hunter community will have access to free tax advice and assistance following the announcement by Assistant Treasurer the Hon. Michael Sukkar of the expansion of the National Tax Clinic program. The Newcastle Business School in partnership with the Newcastle Law School at the University of Newcastle has been awarded $300,000 under the program.

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News • 23 Nov 2020

New study: How risk perception affects our behaviour in a pandemic

A new study, released in Scientific Reports in Nature, found behavioural responses to pandemics are more shaped by perceived risk than actual mortality or hospitalisation risk.

News • 10 Nov 2020

Have a Hometown Holiday to support the Newcastle tourism industry

A new initiative aimed at boosting tourism in Newcastle will launch on Thursday.

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News • 19 Oct 2020

Politics in a podcast

Politics in a podcast is a monthly podcast organized by Politics in the Pub Newcastle, in collaboration with the School of Humanities and Social Science, and the Newcastle Business School, at the University of Newcastle. Each month will feature an interview with a special guest to dissect the political issues facing Australia and the broader world.

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