The Junction


Journalism is ‘The Antidote’: thought leaders call for change

November 15, 2019

Renowned journalists and international thought leaders were among the great minds who featured at this...

Next gen journos in search of ideas, action and change

November 15, 2019

Who gets to speak? How do we cover Climate Change? They're just two of the global issues in need of an "Antidote".

Data investigation: whip breach one of thousands

Data investigation: whip breach one of thousands

November 14, 2019

Publicly available stewards reports show that more than 90 per cent of all jockeys reported for whipping breaches in NSW are escaping fines or suspension.

Cartoonist brings drawings to life

November 12, 2019

Dave Hackett is a world-renowned cartoonist who has been honing his passion since early childhood. “Cartoon...

Community divided after wind farm proposal

November 7, 2019

The small Gippsland town of Boolarra is divided after OSMI Australia released a proposal for Delburn...


‘I broke 27 bones’: The Accident

October 30, 2019

A message on the importance of respecting the road.

Own a cat? Researchers want help to stem hunting

October 29, 2019

A lightweight flap of wetsuit strapped around a cat’s collar is hoped to stem attacks on native animals...

Homophobic posts harmful to LGBTI youth: pro footballer

October 17, 2019

"Israel Folau and his Christian faith are at a cross-roads with Rugby Australia."

Special Report – The unmasking of Hong Kong

October 6, 2019

As China celebrated the 70th anniversary of the birth of its Communist Party on October 1 with an extravag...

Bandit fights for precious habitat

September 28, 2019

WHO would have thought that one shy platypus in danger would lead to 10 being sighted in a single visit to one of South-East Queensland’s most beautiful locations, less than 90 minutes north of the state capital, Brisbane?

Volunteers power program to divert eWaste

September 27, 2019

LESS than three years ago, a Brisbane western suburbs couple had a plan to help out a close family member. That plan eventuated in the birth of eWaste Connection, a program established at Kenmore by Chris and Monique Lowndes that diverts broken or unwanted electronics that would usually end up as landfill.

Protesters push their point on climate change

September 27, 2019

THEY came. They gathered. They disrupted. They delayed. They made the news. And they returned, again and again. Their protests have all been to raise awareness of the unfolding climate crisis, environmental changes that scientists and the United Nations says will soon be irreversible. Organised by Extinction Rebellion, a socio-political climate change movement with ties around the world, these protests have been popping up in and around Brisbane, Queensland, over several weeks.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.