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Society and Environment

RMIT launches Dhumbah Goorowa

As part of National Reconciliation week, RMIT celebrated the launch of our its second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa.

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RMIT launches Dhumbah Goorowa

As part of National Reconciliation week, RMIT celebrated the launch of our its second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa.

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Prime Ministers talk education, trade and economy in Vietnam

Prime Ministers Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Honourable Scott Morrison met with leading Australian businesses operating in Vietnam this week, with discussions focused on strengthening relationships, regional trade and investment.

The Hawks and the Giants played AFL in the snow earlier this month, but was it the first time ever?

RMIT ABC Fact Check deep dives into AFL history to see if they can answer this question.

Online in the outback

A new podcast from remote Australia reveals how the world’s oldest living culture is embracing mobile technology.

Distracted by rubbish, sustainability plan forgets people

Experts warn a major opportunity to improve sustainability in Victoria could be missed by focusing exclusively on patching up recycling systems while failing to address more fundamental issues.

Five liveability challenges Melbourne and Bangkok must face together

What can Melbourne and Bangkok learn from each other to improve liveability and wellbeing for their residents?

Rising through world academic rankings

RMIT has continued to rise as a global leader, climbing 16 places in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Matt Canavan says hook turns are a 'stupid way' to manage traffic. Are they?

Senator for Queensland Matt Canavan has put noses out of joint in Melbourne with his biting comment about the southern city's most eccentric traffic rule — hook turns.

The cost of reporting the truth

Some of Australia’s most prominent journalists gathered at RMIT’s City campus on Thursday to discuss why journalism matters and challenges facing the industry.

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