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NSW


The accidental activist: Joshua Maxwell

The accidental activist: Joshua Maxwell

February 24, 2019

When Joshua Maxwell shared a letter he wrote to the Prime Minister on Facebook, he didn’t think it would lead to him sitting in Federal Parliament the day the bill legalising same-sex marriage was passed.

Berrima Farmers, Landowners Threatened by Proposed Coal Mine

Berrima Farmers, Landowners Threatened by Proposed Coal Mine

February 18, 2019

Residents in the small NSW town of Berrima are battling a coal mine proposal that could wipe out their water supplies.

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

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

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

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

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.

Facebook? Don’t like. Twitter? Adieu.

Facebook? Don’t like. Twitter? Adieu.

January 23, 2019

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

Bad medicine: gaping holes in mental health care

Bad medicine: gaping holes in mental health care

January 22, 2019

Suicides make up one-third of deaths among 15- to 24-year-olds. Is Australia's mental health system letting down young people?

Blak Box

December 19, 2018

An immersive sound and lighting exhibition detailing the stories of Indigenous Australians has opened...

Love you and leave you: more parents are becoming trapped by juvenile domestic violence

Love you and leave you: more parents are becoming trapped by juvenile domestic violence

December 19, 2018

Rates of juvenile domestic violence have surged in the Riverina, and parents are bearing the brunt of...

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...

Taking heart to beat the stigma

Taking heart to beat the stigma

September 7, 2018

"Some people think it’s a sign of defeat. I find my scar a sense of victory." Young people with heart disease speak up on the hurt of misconceptions. Abbey Thorpe reports.

Let me marry same sex couples – Anglican priest

Let me marry same sex couples – Anglican priest

September 6, 2018

A Woodend Anglican priest says she is determined to persuade the church to allow her to legally perform wedding ceremonies for same sex couples. Charlotte Rose-Iljin reports.

The Big C: it happens to the best of us

The Big C: it happens to the best of us

September 2, 2018

One day, Grafton's national kayak champion and community volunteer Steve Muir got the diagnosis no one wants to receive.

University student journalism from Australia and the Pacific
NSW