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Former politician and IT business leader awarded honorary degrees

September 16th, 2016

Murdoch University awarded the Hon Kim Beazley AC with an honorary doctorate.

Murdoch University proudly presented honorary degrees to former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Kim Beazley AC and Jim Ellis, founder of Westinfo Services.

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Kim Beazley comes to Murdoch

September 14th, 2016

Hon Kim Beazley AC

Former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Kim Beazley AC, returned to Murdoch University today to discuss American politics and Australia’s relationship with the United States.

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Flagship unit showing students how the wheels of government turn

August 11th, 2016

Legislative Assembly Chamber (Provided by the Parliament of Western Australia)

Knowledge is power, and the knowledge gained via a unique collaboration between Murdoch University and the Western Australian Parliament is empowering students in a tough job market.

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Opportunity of a lifetime for two Murdoch students

July 28th, 2016

Dominic Rose and Samuel Edge, who are both completing a Masters degree in Public Policy and Management, were announced as the 2016 winners of the Mal and Karyl Nairn Global Voices Scholarship.

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Murdoch alumnus and academic honoured at 40 Under 40 awards

March 11th, 2016

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci

A Murdoch University alumnus and an academic were winners in the Business News 40 Under 40 awards which celebrate entrepreneurship in Western Australia.

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Free lectures by top health professionals

July 1st, 2015

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci is welcoming people to attend lectures in Strategic Health Leadership and Management.

Some of Perth’s most senior health professionals will be sharing their views as part of Murdoch University opening the doors to its Strategic Health Leadership and Management Unit during July. “This free lecture series is an unmissable event for anyone with an interest in health management,” said Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci. “It also gives prospective […]

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International Masters hits Backpacker’s Bucket List

June 10th, 2015

Carl Erichs

Carl Erichs enrolled in a Masters in International Affairs at the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, and is now looking forward to carving out a career working in military intelligence.

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Murdoch student part of a delegation chosen to represent Australia in Korea

June 8th, 2015

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Darcy Rowe, a second-year Masters of International Affairs student at the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs has been selected as one of only 10 postgraduate students from Australia to participate in the 2015 MIKTA Young Professional Camp. MIKTA is a multilateral arrangement that was formed in 2013 and is an […]

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Opinion: Convergence theory explains the lack of choice in Australian politics

May 19th, 2015

Professor Benjamin Reilly

The Dean of Murdoch’s Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, Professor Benjamin Reilly says that the political science theory of convergence was on full display during budget week.

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Opinion: Allow Aussies to opt out of Medicare and rely on private health insurance

April 1st, 2015

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci

In an article for The Conversation, Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci argues that Australia’s health financing system needs a reboot to reduce distortions and inefficiencies.

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