22 Nov 2023

ANU’s Word of the Year for 2023 Inspired by World Cup Fever

ANU’s 2023 Word of the Year, 'Matildas', commemorates Australia’s fervour during the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The nation united behind the team, elevating 'Matildas' into the Australian lexicon. Dr. Laugesen explains its historic roots and significance, marking a pivotal moment for women’s soccer and national pride. Read more in this article by James Coleman.