In 1993, student and serving Federal police officer Luke Cornelius heard Flinders Law Professor Elliott Johnston utter ten words that he has carried with him ever since.
Imagine a country with a population ten times the size of Australia’s and the largest economy in South East Asia. It’s a democracy, its economic growth is second only to China, and several of its key political players are Australian university graduates, with others rising to prominence.
When someone tells you that they studied animal and movie law with no intention of working in either area, it’s hard not to raise an eyebrow – or even two.
The list of Wall Street executives criminally prosecuted for their roles in precipitating the 2008 Global Financial Crisis is by no means exhaustive.
Flinders Screen and Media students have featured in the newsletter of the Hong Kong International Film Festival.
When Aneta Peretko’s parents left Poland in 1996, they would never have dreamed their six-year-old daughter would one day walk the halls of the US Congress as an intern, or that she would take centre stage as the former US Ambassador to Australia received an honorary doctorate at Flinders University.
Flinders University has cracked half a million readers on The Conversation – Australia’s leading independent channel of information, analysis and opinion direct from the academic and research community.
There’s a ghost town on Baker’s Flat in South Australia, but you have to look hard to find it.
Although poles apart geographically and politically, Adelaide’s radical philosopher Brian Medlin and English novelist Iris Murdoch enjoyed a long and lively correspondence.