Mr Thomas Burn, British High Commission visits Griffith Asia Institute.

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     British Foreign Secretary William Hague last year launched an initiative to try to end the widespread culture of impunity towards the use of sexual violence in conflict. What’s happened so far, what’s planned for the future, and how can Australia and Australians contribute?  Mr Thomas Burn, Second Secretary, British High Commission addressed this questions […]

Brother inspires Danielle’s autism study

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The profound experience of having a family member cope with intellectual impairment inspired Gold Coaster Danielle Ward to pursue a Master of Autism Studies at Griffith University. The 24-year-old said she had spent years observing her brother Brendan’s courageous battle for social inclusion and hoped to use her degree to strive for positive outcomes for people with […]

Painful cuts for single parents

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Defining a sole parent and the support they need to fulfil their many roles as parent, student, unemployed job-seeker or part-time employee is a difficult task. As of January 13 this year, many sole parents lost access to the Parenting Payment which helps support them to study and work, whilst raising their children. This was […]

Human Forced Climate Change and the South Pacific

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The South Pacific Studies Group was pleased to host a presentation by Prof Brendan Mackey, Director, Griffith’s Climate Change Response Program on Climate Change in the South Pacific. Global climate change is now an established scientific fact. Given the long lags in the Earth system, whatever success the international community achieves in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, […]

Perspectives:Asia- India Large and Small

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On Thursday May 16th, Griffith Asia Institute and GOMA in conjunction with Encounters:India was very proud to present “India Large and Small: Contemporary Indian Culture in the World”. This panel discussion included three prominent members of the Indian arts/cultural community. – Ms Shubha Mudgal is a Khyal singer and has trained with some of the […]

Masters pass on new world of sound

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The Tokyo Quartet – recognised masters who are about to retire after 40 years of international fame – will next week present a quartet of very fine instruments to Queensland Conservatorium students. Sought from around the world, the cello, viola and two violins have been purchased following a generous donation from the Jani Haenke Charitable […]