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Centre for Cultural Research (WS)

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Out and about in Penrith. Universal design and cultural context: accessibility, diversity and recreational space in Penrith

Universal Design principles aim to overcome the marginalization of people with diverse abilities by designing facilities and spaces physically accessible to all. But what can be done to ensure cultural inclusiveness? This research partnership between Penrith City Council and the University of Western Sydney investigated...
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Community languages matter! Challenges and opportunities facing the community languages program in New South Wales

More than 32,000 children, every Saturday, join a Community Language School class in one of 494 locations over New South Wales, conducted by one of the 2347 language teachers in one of 44 different languages. A parallel situation occurs in all the other Australian states...
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The city after dark: cultural planning and governance of the night-time economy in Parramatta

The development and management of the night-time economy is one of the most important issues facing cities around the globe. It needs to be addressed in a range of different contemporary urban locations across Australia, including all state capitals and, less obviously, in regional centres...
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Are you talking to me? Negotiating the challenge of cultural diversity in children's health care

This report is the culmination of a 3-year Australian Research Council (ARC) linkage grant Project. The project examined health interactions between families from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds (1st and 2nd generation) and health professionals, with a particular focus on the potential cultural ‘mismatches’...
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The city after dark: cultural planning and governance of the night-time economy in Parramatta

The development and management of the night-time economy is one of the most important issues facing cities around the globe. It needs to be addressed in a range of different contemporary urban locations across Australia, including all state capitals and, less obviously, in regional centres...