The Junction

Visa site a red-tape hurdle for would-be Aussies

University of Technology Sydney, Gabriela Mancilla
February 12, 2019

Changes to a Department of Home Affairs website have left migrants struggling to find and complete reams of visa paperwork.

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

New York University, Sydney, Amy Yang
February 7, 2019

Climate change is drying out eucalyptus leaves - but a clever innovation by a Gunnedah farmer is supplying water to stop koalas dying of thirst, reports Amy Yang.

Dogscrimination: pulling the leash on owners

University of Canberra, Tori Heron
February 5, 2019

It is estimated 100,000 dog attacks and harassment incidents occur each year in Australia. When they do, attention focuses on banning ‘dangerous’ animals. But experts say solutions lie in the hands of pet owners and improved education.

A bird’s eye view of our city creeks

University of Melbourne, The Citizen Team
January 24, 2019

Before white settlement, the waterways of Melbourne were a “temperate Kakadu”. With the arrival of industry and population, they became the drains of a sprawling metropolis. Today many of Melbourne’s creeks are being transformed. But it’s a long way back from the brink.

Life on Fiji’s Rabi Island – simple, peaceful and full of smiles

Auckland University of Technology, Hele Ikimotu
January 24, 2019

Our trip to Rabi Island in Fiji was a long journey, first starting with a bus ride from Suva, driving straight onto a ferry in Natovi and arriving in Nabouwalu. That trip alone was about seven to eight...

Facebook? Don’t like. Twitter? Adieu.

Macleay College, Simran Popal
January 23, 2019

Federal politician Ed Husic is just one of the many Australians who have quit social media.

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ID, please

University of Canberra, Ruby Becker | February 5, 2019

The reporting of any war naturally focuses on the human casualties but there are always hidden consequences from the destructive forces of conflict. Ruby Becker explores the impact of war on identity, in particular, on Syria and its people in a two-part video story she produced as part of the Australia-Middle East Journalism Exchange. Watch episode 1 here. Watch episode 2 here.  

The poor man’s guitar

Macleay College, John Hall | January 23, 2019

There has been a rise in the popularity of cigar box guitars but they have been around for almost two centuries.

Sick soldiers fight for justice

Macleay College, James Hearnes | January 22, 2019

These Australian soldiers were serving the nation. They say they were left damaged for life. 

Early Voting

RMIT, William Ton | November 23, 2018

William Ton speaks to early voters ahead of the November 24 election

Regional voters welcome rail upgrade promises

Swinburne University, Chelsea Byrne | November 22, 2018

Ballarat commuters have been promised rail service improvements by both the Labor and Liberal parties. Chelsea Byrne reports.

Greens want 300 new trams for Melbourne

Swinburne University, Nikita Helm | November 22, 2018

The Victorian Greens are seeking a major upgrade to Melbourne's tram network in the lead up to this month's state election. Nikita Helm reports.

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University student journalism from Australia and the Pacific
University student journalism from Australia and the Pacific