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Massive for Australia: Treasurer opens WSU’s Liverpool campus

Massive for Australia: Treasurer opens WSU’s Liverpool campus

Western Sydney University’s new Liverpool campus was nothing short of invigorating as it displayed replica hospital rooms, a LaunchPad start-up incubator and sleeping pods at the opening on Wednesday, conducted by Treasurer ScottMorrison.

It comes after WSU researchers released reports of the region’s high level of youth unemployment, despite progress in recent years.

“Disadvantage is high in the region – and youth unemployment is high in Liverpool compared to the rest of urban NSW. However, there are also economic, educational and occupational inequities which are apparent in areas with high concentrations of affluence,” said lead researcher Professor Paul James...