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Every breath she takes

Every breath she takes

October 25, 2018

A brave teenager endures, despite having an incurable disease that limits people's lifespan to an average of 37 years. Mikaela Turner reports.

Changing course, changing the culture

Changing course, changing the culture

October 25, 2018

It's been a year since the release of the Change the Course report about sexual assault and harassment at Australian universities. Has anything changed?

Weedkiller still available, despite cancer links

Weedkiller still available, despite cancer links

October 24, 2018

Roundup - the easy way to keep weed away from crops. But what does it do to our food?

COMMENT: Where is Australia’s consent education?

COMMENT: Where is Australia’s consent education?

September 24, 2018

We consider ourselves a first-world country but we still think it's okay when a girl says she’s been sexually assaulted to ask her what she was wearing, writes Olivia Reed.

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.

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.

Understanding autism differently

Understanding autism differently

July 19, 2018

“I don’t understanding what ‘normal’ is, but I can walk past a thousand people and then the thousand...

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