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Murdoch gives you wings

July 28th, 2017

Alexandra Haynes and Daniel Ang, who both study Games Art and Design, collaborated to produce a huge black cockatoo wings painting. It will be on display for people to pose with near the Pop Up Ref, just off Bush Court. Alexandra and Daniel will also be producing murals of native landscapes on Open Day itself and visitors can follow their progress between 9am and 3pm at locations near the Bookshop, just off Bush Court.

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Murdoch shines in Great Cocky Count results

August 27th, 2014

Murdoch University’s South Street Campus has been identified as a critically important habitat for two endangered species of black cockatoo by Birdlife Australia after topping the tables in the annual Great Cocky Count.

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Cockatoos find food in rehabilitated forest

September 24th, 2013

Murdoch University researchers have found that Western Australia's iconic black cockatoos have been drawn to a new food source – rehabilitated mining pits.

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$100k for environmental projects at University

November 21st, 2012

Murdoch University’s Environmental Restoration Group (MERG) has received more than $100,000 in grants for environmental projects which will bring benefits to the South Street campus and the wider community.

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Another black cockatoo chick hatches at Murdoch

September 13th, 2012

A threatened species of wild black cockatoo has produced a new chick at Murdoch’s South Street Campus – only the second time the bird is thought to have bred in the Perth metro area.

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Newmont to fund black cockatoo health research

August 28th, 2012

Murdoch University is to receive $150,000 from Newmont Boddington Gold to help fund black cockatoo health research over the next three years.

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Cockatoo survival under threat

March 13th, 2012

Murdoch researchers are concerned the long-term survival of three black cockatoo species endemic to the south west of Western Australia is under threat.

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