The Junction

Restoring hope in a Cambodian village

Restoring hope in a Cambodian village

September 23, 2020

More than three decades after enduring genocide, many rural Cambodians are still struggling. But on...

Sister Carmel Hanson

Sister Carmel Hanson’s House of Hospitality

September 21, 2020

Sitting on the front step of the House of Hospitality on Christmas Eve, Sister Carmel Hanson waves goodbye...

Rent a dress - the future of fashion or designers' death knell?

Rent a dress – the future of fashion or designers’ death knell?

September 18, 2020

It’s great for financially strapped students, eco-warriors and social butterflies. but the one night stand with a hired designer dress could be doing more harm than good.

Bibblewindi flare, Pilliga Forest

Baseline studies overlooked in push for ‘gas-fired’ recovery

September 10, 2020

The Narrabri Gas Project could be the first of several contentious fracking operations greenlit as part of the NSW Government’s “gas-fired” recovery from COVID-19.

The day the music died in Newcastle

The day the music died in Newcastle

August 31, 2020

The world of music has not only been shaken by the Covid-19 pandemic but quite possibly changed forever.

Lights, camera, but not so much action for the Australian film industry

Lights, camera, but not so much action for the Australian film industry

August 28, 2020

In February this year, Chris Cudlipp’s Sydney post-production house Sandcastle Studios had a packed schedule for the next...

Holocaust survivor George Sternfeld gets flashbacks of wartime Europe but quickly adapted to pandemic restrictions.

Holocaust survivors show resilient edge dealing with pandemic

August 21, 2020

Rather than the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown triggering traumatic responses in Holocaust survivors, Juliane Lehmayer finds many more adept than most people at adapting.

Climbers caught between a rock and a social movement

Climbers caught between a rock and a social movement

August 17, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement has reached Australia’s rock-climbing community, as the world’s top climbing platform forces a change to offensive route names.

COVID-19 would “spread like wildfire” in prisons say legal advocates

COVID-19 would “spread like wildfire” in prisons say legal advocates

August 3, 2020

Overcrowding and social isolation leave prisoners vulnerable to COVID-19 but NSW Corrective Services...

Koala at Port Macquarie Koala Hospital. Photo:  Kevin LEBRE / Getty Images / Royalty-free

NSW Koala Inquiry: the fate of populations and habitats after bushfires

July 28, 2020

The impacts of bushfires, land clearing and forest logging were key concerns during the NSW Upper Hou...

Food aid and ‘Blessing Boxes’ a lifeline for jobless Australians

July 13, 2020

Community organisations have set up food pantries and emergency centres to make sure no-one goes hungry during COVID-19.

Clean Slate Without Prejudice training session. Photo: supplied

Fighting for Justice: Indigenous schemes reduce youth crime

July 10, 2020

Marco Stojanovik looks at programs that aim to keep indigenous kids out of the justice system. “Alright everybod...

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