Warringal Publications publishes up-to-date school curriculum content in Business, Economics, Law, Geography, Nutrition and Health studies since 1987.

UPDATE SERIES

HEALTH & PE

Health & PE is a new addition to our Update series to commence from 2017. This issue will focus on the curriculum for Health, Physical Education and Personal/Human Development. We find these topics are interrelated and by combining these topics would help students better understand physical, social, emotional and intellectual dimensions of health developments that occurs through the lifespan stages of prenatal, childhood, youth and adulthood.

GEODATE

Geodate contains articles, comment and information on contemporary geographical and environmental problems and issues, current data, research and new directions in geographical research. A media watch section provides additional resources and activities. Geodate is designed for teachers and students of geography and environmental studies

NUTRIDATE

Nutridate contains articles, comment and information on nutrition issues, recent diet initiatives and trends, new directions in food intake and food management, nutrition in health. A media watch section providing additional resources is also included. Nutridate is designed for teachers and students of human development, home economics, food technology and physical education.

LEGALDATE

Legaldate contains articles, comment and information on legal issues, new directions and changes in the law, case studies, discussion and comment on the legal system. A concise digest of new legislation, judicial interpretation and current statistics in civil and criminal law is also included. Legaldate is designed for teachers of legal and law-related studies.

ECODATE

Ecodate contains articles, comment and information on recent policy approaches, current statistics, and state of the economy, economic issues and problems. Ecodate is designed for teachers and students of economics.

BUSIDATE

Busidate contains articles, comment and information on technology in the workplace, employee relations, human resource management issues and business case studies. Busidate is designed for teachers and students of Business Studies and Business Management.

2019 Topics for Update Series

Busidate

  • HR Employment Cycle: Finding the right fit and keeping them
  • Modern Marketing and the seven Ps
  • What are corporate social responsibilities and ethics and why do business care
  • Workplace disputes - Causes and strategies to resolve them - Two case studies for comparison
  • Business responses to climate change in an uncertain government policy environment
  • The role of stakeholders in promoting thical business practices
  • Making a difference - Case studies

Ecodate

  • Trade war and economic justification
  • The economics of the 2018-19 federal budget
  • The state of environmental policy
  • Manufacturing and structural change in the Australian economy
  • Trends in Australia's distribution of income and wealth
  • Making a difference - Case studies

Geodate

  • Geographies of interconnections: Tourism in the Balkans
  • Cruising as a way of seeing the world
  • Mumbai: a case study of the challenges, and potential solutions, of providing housing and basic servies in a megacity of the developing world
  • Reconceptualising urban decay and renewal: a focus on Sydney's Darling Harbour
  • Management of an ecosystem at risk: the tropical dry deciduous Anogeissus pendula forest ecosystem, Ranthambore National Park, india
  • Climate change and population health; Focus on how climate change is affecting human health in terms of changing patterns of disease
  • Population ageing - Costs and benefits; An overview of the positive and negative social and economic impacts of population ageing
  • Melbourne a global city, Characteristics of Melbourne which make it a global city

Legaldate

  • The Australian Constitution and the means by which it acts as a check on parliament in law-making, including the role of the High Court in interpreting the Constitution
  • Visa cancellation and criminal law
  • A discussion of the principles of justice, covering fairness, equality and access, some cases criminal or civil cases could be used to illustrate point made
  • Legal mountains to cross when fighting climate change
  • The developments of criminal law in Australia
  • A discussion of the relationship between courts and parliaments in the law-making process
  • State of Mind and the Criminal Law and the difference between a physical and fault element of a crime

Nutridate

  • Science behind dieting
  • Healthy school lunches
  • Hunger, appetite, satiety: looking at hunger hormones, psychological influences and visual clues
  • Dietary fats - the good, the bad, the ugly. Healthy and unhealthy fats; low fat diets; foods and recommendations
  • How can branding be used to promote healthy food choices
  • Nutritional characteristics of native Australian fruits: Kakadu Plum and Green Plum as examples
  • Back to future of food from the ocean

Health & PE

  • How the braing produces movements and adapt to exercise
  • The link between socioeconomic status and health and how to address it
  • Nutrition, physical activity and the use of sports supplements
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Contemporary school playgrund strategies for healthy students
  • Preventing exercise related injuries using human movement analysis
  • Technologies to promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour
  • Understanding how the body adapts to exercise to improve performance

Topic Writers

Contact us if you want to be a writer for The Update Series.

DR CHRISTINA M POLLARD

University Associate, School of Public Health, Curtin University. Adjunct Researcher, School of Public Health, Curtin University.

DR DOROTA ZARNOWIECKI

Research Fellow, School of Population Health, University of South Australia

DR MARK J LOCK

Australian Research Council Discovery Indigenous Research Fellow

NICOLE SENIOR

Accredited Practising Dietician and Nutritionist, Professional Nutrition Services, Sydney NSW

JENNIFER BROWNE

Public Health Nutritionist, Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.

PROFESSOR ALASTAIR NICHOLSON

Honorary Professorial Fellow , The University of Melbourne

GREG ROBERTSON

Fair Work Ombudsman Director

KHANH HOANG

Associate Lecturer in the ANU Migration Law Program , ANU College of Law, Australian National University

ANTHONY HOPKINS

Barrister and Senior Lecturer, ANU College of Law, Australian National University

TONY FOLEY

Associate Professor , ANU College of Law, Australian National University

CELESTE LIDDLE

National Indigenous Organiser, National Tertiary Education Union

ERICA DOBSON

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

ALISON DOECKE

Counsel, Crown Solicitor’s Office, South Australia

DR PETER CURSON

Professor of Population and Security at the University of Sydney and Emeritus Professor of Medical Geography at Macquarie University

EMMA L. BURNS

Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian National University, Canberra.

BOB BIRRELL

Bob Birrell was founder of the Centre for Population and Urban Research at Monash University. He is currently the Chairman of The Australian Population Research Institute and the Joint Editor of the demographic journal People and Place.

NICK HUTCHINSON

Geography Educator and Writer , Macquarie University

CLEO WESTHORPE

Teacher of Geography , Melbourne Girls Grammar

DR ANTHONY STOKES

Senior Lecturer of Economics, Australian Catholic University

DR MATTHEW BECK

Senior Lecturer in Infrastructure Management Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, Business School University of Sydney