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The Foundation currently runs the Monash Awards for postgraduate study at non-Australian universities. The Government has made a special one-off grant of $6 million to the Foundation Endowment Fund to provide for the two Zelman Cowen scholarships
Sir Zelman Cowen, Prime Minister Julia Gillard told Federal Parliament on Tuesday, as a motion of condolence was moved in the former governor-general's honour. Moved on the first sitting day of 2012, the motion recorded the House's deep regret at Sir
Story continues below The European Union had been a notable achievement of the 20th century, and nations now sit together at a thousand conference tables and drink coffee rather than fight. Adversity, however, is the test of a new institution, and
Australians from all walks of life gathered at Temple Beth Israel (TBI) on Tuesday at a state funeral to farewell their friend and mentor Sir Zelman Cowen. The former governor-general, who also served as professor of public law at the University of
The Brain and Mind Research Institute is investigating whether early intervention programs can reduce cognitive decline. A team of scientists is combing Australia's 35,000-kilometre coastline to measure marine debris and its impact on sea life.
Sir Zelman coffin was draped in an Australia flag in the ceremony at the Temple Beth Israel synagogue in St Kilda. Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Governor-General Quentin Bryce sat in the front row to pay their respects. Behind them, former prime
Cowen, Australia's head of state from 1975-1982, passed away in Melbourne Thursday night after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease...A state funeral at Temple Beth Israel in Melbourne, where he was married 66 years ago, will be held next week.
Minister Julia Gillard has paid tribute to Sir Zelman Cowen, describing the former governor-general as one of Australia's greatest statesmen...Ms Gillard said the nation owed Sir Zelman a debt of gratitude, taking the vice-regal role in 1977