The Junction

Solo sightseeing at Nordkette, the Jewel of the Alps, in Austria. Photo by Okki Klijn

Five things I learned the hard way travelling as a solo female

May 8, 2020

Travelling solo can be daunting, especially for females. Your comfort zone is left far behind and...

WA Government is pushing to bring the Premier League to Perth. Credit: Fancy Crave

Push to make Premier League plan a reality

May 8, 2020

Sporting officials will meet with stadium representatives this week to discuss bringing the English Premier League to Perth. COVID-19 has...

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Stormy weather won’t blow into Mother’s Day

May 8, 2020

A devastating cold front has stormed through the South-West of WA packing 125km/h winds and bringing...

Backburns mix with bushfires on Kangaroo Island in early January. Large parts of the island were devastated.

Logging native forests worsens Australian bushfires

May 8, 2020

Logging of native Australian forests contributed heavily to the magnitude of the recent Australian bushfires,...

Omelettes are a nutritious, filling and easy meal for any time of the day. Photo by Randolph Croft, Flickr

Perfect omelettes for lazy cooks

May 8, 2020

Too broke for Uber Eats? Omelettes are the perfect student meal – nutritious, filling and easy!

Australian health care systems are struggling to deter hackers, leaving sensitive medical information vulnerable.
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Hackers threaten Australian health systems

May 8, 2020

Hackers are taking advantage of increased stress and stretched resources to target Australian health...

An A-League match. Photo: Mathew F (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Why being called the next Messi can hurt, not help

May 7, 2020

In this podcast we discuss how intense pressure has, in the past, affected young footballers labelled 'the next Messi' or 'the next Pele'.

Life in a pandemic: handling fear and uncertainty

May 7, 2020

In this podcast we discuss practical tips for handling the fear, uncertainty, and denial that is arising for so many Australians right now.

The rice aisle stripped bare at Woolworths in Katoomba. Photo: Blue Mountains Library (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Panic-buying behind record high retail sales

May 7, 2020

New figures from the ABS show sales in the retail sector jumped by a historic high of 8.5% for the month of March.

Small businesses can suffer under the demands of payroll tax. Photo by Annie Spratt, Unsplash

Payroll burden on growing small businesses

May 7, 2020

OnCall DBA are one of many small businesses around Australia that believe payroll tax is unfair. Based...

Researchers have discovered new information about a virus that has previously infected Australian honeybees.
Photo credit by Susanne Jutzeler, suju-foto from Pixabay.

Tricky virus threatens Australian honeybees

May 6, 2020

Bees may be unknowingly transmitting a deadly virus between colonies, according to scientists. A team...

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Muslim Australians observe ‘iso-Ramadan’

May 5, 2020

Muslim Australians face a very different kind of fasting month this year.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.