“Because of her, we can,” say Griffith Indigenous women

Alumni
With NAIDOC week upon us, three of Griffith’s most prominent indigenous students share their personal stories.
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Law Futures Centre

Whatever happened to responsible lending? Disturbing evidence at the Financial Services Royal Commission

By Associate Professor Therese Wilson, Dean of Law and Head of School Griffith Law School Under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009, credit providers are required to lend responsibly. This means that before lending, the credit provider must assess the suitability of a loan for a borrower, which involves an assessment of the borrower’s […]
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Arts Education Law

Maximising communication in schools for children with autism

Schools need to improve communication skills so students with autism can flourish.
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Arts Education Law

Restorative justice a step towards healing 

Restorative justice has its critics but US criminologist Professor Alissa Ackerman says it can be a powerful way to promote healing for both victims and perpetrators. 
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Arts Education Law

Malaysian high schoolers judge Griffith’s mock trial competition a success

Nearly 100 budding lawyers from top high schools in the East Malaysian state of Sabah put their legal skills to the test
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Arts Education Law

Storyology offers journalism students a unique experience

Storyology, the Walkley Foundation’s premier journalism festival is coming to Brisbane this month and Griffith University journalism students are in the thick of it. Reporting from the student news desk in the pop up newsroom, they will interview some of Australia’s best known journalists while gaining valuable industry experience to help kick-start their careers. The […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith earns top marks on world stage

Griffith University has asserted its place as a global standout in the 2018 ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, earning noteworthy results for several of its courses.
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Alumni

Orchestral career is all about the bass for Jeremy

Queensland Conservatorium graduate Jeremy Watt has composed an impressive musical career playing double bass in some of the world's finest orchestras
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Alumni

Griffith artist debuts new work at Liverpool Biennial

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Dale Harding has unveiled a stunning new work at the Tate Liverpool, as part of the tenth Liverpool Biennial. Dale joins more than 40 artists from 22 countries at the UK's largest contemporary art festival, which opened over the weekend and attracts more than a million visitors during its 15 week run.
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Law Futures Centre

Carl Schmitt’s Die Buribunken: A Troubling Critique of Informational Existence 100 years on

By Kieran Tranter and Edwin Bikundo It is little known that among Carl Schmitt’s first publications was Die Buribunken published in the journal SUMMA in 1918. Even readers otherwise familiar with Schmitt’s later writings would be surprised. Die Buribunken can only be described as a piece of speculative fiction. In it a thirty year old […]
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Law Futures Centre

Of What Use is Legal Expertise?

By Dr Edward Mussawir Senior Lecturer Griffith Law School Please note that this blog posts explores themes and subject matter that some audience members may find confronting. For support we recommend talking with these specialist organisations: 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) Lifeline 13 11 14 Legal scholars today tend to be shaped in the mould of public intellectuals.  […]
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Alumni

Filmmakers explore life of a screen legend

A pair of Griffith Film School graduates has produced an acclaimed documentary on the life and work of legendary Australian film editor Jill Bilcock. Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production alumni Axel Grigor and Faramarz K-Rahber wanted to shine a light on the renowned film editor, whose work includes iconic Australian films like Strictly Ballroom, Muriel’s […]
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Arts Education Law

Changing our endangered relationship with wildlife

We are in the midst of a mass extinction crises. We are losing entire species at an unprecedented rate, and we  - us humans - are to blame.
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Law Futures Centre

Retreating from the Human Rights Council is not the Answer

By Donald K. Anton Director, Law Futures Centre, Griffith University Professor of International Law, Griffith Law School The United States (US) announced on the 20th of June 2018 that it was withdrawing from its seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC). It added another sad day for those resisting transparent attempts around the […]
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Arts Education Law

Study explores lives of women killed by partners

Most Australian women who become homicide victims are killed by current or former intimate partners and a new Griffith University study aims to find out why.
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Arts Education Law

Road to success takes many routes

Chart your own pathway to success is Sean Jacobs’s advice for young people.
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Arts Education Law

Chris continues to master infamous time in Queensland history

Reflecting on the 30th anniversary of The Moonlight State and Fitzgerald Inquiry, one of Australia's best investigative journalists says it’s an apt time to celebrate what journalism can achieve
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Arts Education Law

Australian law set to tackle orphanage trafficking in travel company supply chains

Orphanage volunteering is seen as a positive for developing nations. However, child protection advocates have long reported the harm it causes children and the industry that profits from it.
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