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Opinion: High Court confirms Rod Culleton is not a senator – so what happens next?

February 4th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay explains what happens next in the Rod Culleton saga

The High Court on Friday put a decisive end to the debate over the eligibility of Rod Culleton to serve as a senator for Western Australia, so what happens now? Murdoch's School of Law Lecturer, Lorraine Finlay explains.

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Students centre of foreign policy roundtable

February 3rd, 2017

Sir Walter Murdoch School students at the DFAT White Paper Youth Roundtable

Several current and former Sir Walter Murdoch School students recently participated in an invitation-only roundtable – the only one of its kind in Australia – on the new Foreign Policy White Paper.

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Trump dumps Trans-Pacific Partnership:Is the Chinese RCEP the alternative?

January 23rd, 2017

Dr Jeffrey Wilson says the RCEP offers a radically different model for trade .

With President Trump promising to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many analysts have begun to view the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement as a potential replacement.

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Explainer: why has Rod Culleton been disqualified from the Senate?

January 12th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay

In an article for The Conversation, Lorraine Finlay explains the reason behind why Rod Culleton’s Senate seat has been declared vacant following formal notification of his bankruptcy

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Opinion: As Australian shipping grows, how can we avoid collisions with marine animals?

December 1st, 2016

Dr Joshua Smith

Increasing concerns for Australian marine mammals injured or killed following collisions with shipping vessels has led to calls to investigate the extent of the problem.

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How sick can you get from a tick?

October 27th, 2016

Dr Charlotte Oskam

Dr Charlotte Oskam has appeared on the SBS program Insight to discuss emerging tick-borne disease in Australian and what can be done in the future.

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Amendments to University Act to transform Murdoch

October 20th, 2016

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The amendments to the Bill will enable all Western Australian public universities the functions and powers as other universities across Australia.

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Opinion: Treat the cause not the symptoms of problems with private health insurance

October 3rd, 2016

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci

In an interview with The Conversation, Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci, head of the health policy program at Murdoch University, says the problems with the private health industry are a symptom of the way the system is set up.

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World breakthrough for WA researchers

September 20th, 2016

The FDA has approved a drug developed in Perth by Professors Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton

The international Duchenne muscular dystrophy community have applauded the announcement by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a drug developed in Perth by Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher

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Opinion: Games and gambling – Xenophon’s ill-judged counter strike

August 5th, 2016

Associate Professor Ingrid Richardson has called for a rethink of proposed new legislation of video game gambling.

In a collaboratively written piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Ingrid Richardson has called for a rethink of Independent Senator Nick Xenophon’s call to introduce new legislation for video gaming gambling.

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