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News and Partnerships

The College of Business, Law and Governance is proud to collaborate with a number of organisations and initiatives across the Cairns and Townsville regions. These mutually beneficial partnerships thrive on innovation and drive success. Together we support a passion for learning, the local community, and the Tropics. Below is a snapshot of some of the programs and organisations the College is a part of.

We also host a number of events each year for our students and the wider community.


Extremist views infiltrate land claims
Thu, 21 Sep 2023
James Cook University researchers say sovereign citizen ‘superconspiracies’ are influencing Indigenous and other groups associated with native title claims and may be leading some down the path of extremism.

Treating older workers better
Fri, 10 Mar 2023
As Australia’s workforce ages, policies that combat ageism and support older workers can be used to help senior staff stay on the job, according to new research.

New group to reignite cultural tourism
Mon, 25 Jul 2022
James Cook University is part of an international group working on how best to re-start cultural tourism after the trade was practically halted by the Covid pandemic.

‘Living green’ but wasting food
Thu, 7 Jul 2022
A targeted study of food waste in Australia has found that the practice persists even among those who aim for a sustainable lifestyle.

Lost tourists need new approach
Fri, 27 May 2022
A James Cook University researcher wants authorities to take a completely different approach to safeguarding tourists in an attempt to prevent them becoming lost in the wilderness.

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