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ID, please

ID, please

February 5, 2019

The reporting of any war naturally focuses on the human casualties but there are always hidden consequences...

Dogscrimination: pulling the leash on owners

Dogscrimination: pulling the leash on owners

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.

2018 Ossie Award winners

2018 Ossie Award winners

December 5, 2018

The 2018 Ossie Award winners, showcasing Australia’s best student journalism, have been announced during...

Checking once, twice:  reporting the leadership spill

Checking once, twice: reporting the leadership spill

November 21, 2018

Journalists in the press gallery have described the challenge to Malcolm Turnbull as one of the fastest moving stories they have covered. Elle Conway was on internship in the gallery as the drama unfolded.

Energy poverty trying to pay the bills

Energy poverty trying to pay the bills

November 21, 2018

Households are going without essentials during the winter months because of the increasing cost of electricity and gas.

The extinction crisis threatening Australian animals

The extinction crisis threatening Australian animals

November 21, 2018

Australia has the highest mammal extinction rate in the world, made worse by declining native habitats, feral cats and a warming climate.

The rise of plastic positivity

The rise of plastic positivity

November 21, 2018

Millions of Australians are turning to cosmetic procedures to enhance their physical appearance. But the pursuit of a better 'look' is not without risk.

Where are all the female coaches?

Where are all the female coaches?

November 20, 2018

Women's sport in Australia is one the rise but females are still very under-represented in the coaching ranks.

Working towards an autism-friendly world

Working towards an autism-friendly world

November 20, 2018

Public places and businesses are creating quiet spaces to accommodate the needs of people on the autism spectrum.

Put up your dukes: he’s an MMA man now

Put up your dukes: he’s an MMA man now

October 23, 2018

After failing to make the judo team for the Rio Olympics, Duke Didier looked instead to mixed martial arts.

Electric shock: Australia’s slow drive from petrol cars

Electric shock: Australia’s slow drive from petrol cars

October 17, 2018

Zero emissions, improved public health and autonomous technology are just some of the ways electric cars are tipped to change our world.

Is the Australian country town dying?

Is the Australian country town dying?

August 24, 2018

Ardlethan is a town in the Riverina district of New South Wales and at a point last century was a thriving...

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