Debbie Barwick

Call for government funded Indigenous business bodies

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Indigenous leaders speaking at a high level conference earlier this week called for the federal government to direct funding towards peak Indigenous business bodies.

Renewable energy vehicle fast-charging station launch

Thursday, 11 December 2014

The UWA Renewable Energy Vehicle (REV) Project is launching Australia's first commercial, combined charging standard, fast-charging station which has been installed by the REV Project at The University of Western Australia's campus, near the University Club.

Ben Wyatt MLA

Remove Aboriginal reliance on government: Wyatt

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ben Wyatt has argued that Indigenous communities must reduce their reliance on government.

Asian Studies - Hong Kong

UWA Vice-Chancellor awards personal chairs in Asian studies

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

The University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson marked the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Arts building and the university's ongoing commitment to research collaboration and wider engagement in the region by awarding three ‘personal chairs' in Asian Studies to senior staff. The positions highlight the significance of Australia's relationship with Indonesia, Japan and Korea.

Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall with students

UWA Confucius Institute wins global award

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

The Confucius Institute at The University of Western Australia (UWACI) has received global recognition for its success in teaching Chinese language and cross-cultural understanding in Western Australia.

Some of the Senkaku islets

Chinese public has no appetite for Senkakus fight: poll

Monday, 8 December 2014

By Ben Dooley Japan Times

BEIJING - A majority of Chinese citizens believe the United Nations, not the battlefield, is the proper venue for settling their country's maritime disputes with Japan, according to a first-of-its-kind opinion poll released last week.

IBECC 2014

Rednecks alive and well, conference told

Thursday, 4 December 2014

While rednecks are alive and well in some towns, companies are increasingly aware of cultural competence and human rights, Indigenous and business leaders have told a conference at The University of Western Australia.

Toni Ah-Sam and panellists

Next generation is our responsibility: Indigenous leaders

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Indigenous businesses need to start looking towards the next generation, a conference at The University of Western Australia Business School has been told.

Pat Dudgeon

Suicide prevention critical issue for Indigenous communities

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Indigenous academic Professor Patricia Dudgeon has told an Indigenous business conference that governments, universities and communities must work together to address high Indigenous suicide rates.

Joe Ross

Rethink economic modelling to grow Indigenous communities

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Muway Constructions Director Joe Ross has told an Indigenous business conference that economic structures set up to support Indigenous businesses need to be remodelled.