January 17th, 2017
The University has begun a three year investigation into how Southern brown bandicoots (quendas) survive in urban bushland in the Mandurah region. Associate Professor Trish Fleming, Professor Giles Hardy, Dr Catherine Baudains and Dr Amanda Kristancic from Murdoch University will work with the local Mandurah community and the City of Mandurah to increase understanding of where quendas are found, the roles they are playing, and identify potential threats to their survival.
November 11th, 2016
An innovative program has opened doors into university for another group of high school students who had never contemplated tertiary study. Around 85 Year 12 students from the Rockingham and Mandurah region recently completed ‘Learning for Tomorrow’ a program run by Murdoch University to help students who are not enrolled in ATAR subjects to contemplate university study.
December 20th, 2013
Named for a Noongar word meaning ‘wings to fly’, the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre at Murdoch University has literally helped one of its students take to the air with the Royal Flying Doctors Service.
August 19th, 2013
Murdoch University and collaborators have developed future models for managing the Peel-Harvey estuary to help prevent further decline in its ecosystem health.
May 21st, 2013
The Murdoch University Senate met in Mandurah last week to discuss the role Murdoch’s Peel campus will play in the future of the region.
City of Mandurah Mayor Paddi Creevey and CEO Mark Newman addressed the meeting, outlining some of the major challenges facing the Peel region.