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Why coastal wetlands have global attention
Coastal wetlands are vital to our seascapes, landscapes, marine life, and even our lifestyles and livelihoods. However, our urban development has put these unique ecosystems in jeopardy.
Make a difference where it matters most
Growing up in Charters Towers, Ty Stainkey knew that he wanted to help those in rural communities to improve their mental health. After doing placement in Mount Isa, Ty is ready to pursue his passion.
Working to create a better future
Giving back to the next generation
For GP Danielle Carter, supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students and GP registrars is a way to give back to her community.
A powerful force for Indigenous health
JCU alumni and GP, Jacinta Power, overcame feeling unconfident to pursue studying medicine and achieve her dream of making a difference to pregnant women and mothers.
Celebrating 50 years of JCU
Culture shock in 1970s Australia
When economics student Binh Tran-Nam arrived in Townsville in 1973, he landed in a country town without a casino and an aquarium. Discover how Binh fell in love with Australia.
Supercomputing in the 1970s
The PDP-10 mainframe computer that came to JCU in 1970 was big help for students and researchers alike. It also produced the first ‘nerds’ who spent night after night typing away on the ‘big machine’.