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Australian music industry documents million-dollar losses from COVID-19

April 25, 2020

Within a month, distancing measures taken to flatten the curve of COVID-19 have wiped more than 300 million dollars from the Australian music industry.

Buying second hand clothing is an effective way to reduce your carbon footprint. Photo: David Burke (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Second-hand clothing a way to reduce eco footprint

April 25, 2020

Australia is one of the most wasteful countries in the world, and fast fashion is a major cause of this.

Rugby rivals with the future at stake ... challenger Argentina's Agustín Pichot (left) and the status quo chairman Bill Beaumont (England).

Pacific nations could hold sway in crucial World Rugby vote

April 24, 2020

Pacific Nations could hold sway this weekend as the World Rugby vote for a chairman takes place between...

Fiji health checks are ongoing around the country in an effort to combat Covid-19.

Three recover from COVID-19 in Fiji

April 24, 2020

As Fiji continues to battle the novel coronavirus outbreak, good news has emerged as three Fijians who...

Chain link fence. 

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Relief teachers lose work as schooling goes online

April 24, 2020

Teaching offers some job security during a pandemic - except, that is, when education is taught in distance mode.

Yuki Kawasaki, editor of Japan's Mixmag. Photo: supplied.

Pandemic and public perceptions crushing Japan’s music industry

April 24, 2020

Music magazine editor Yuki Kawasaki streams music to an empty nightclub as Tokyo's famed nightlife grinds to a halt.

The REIQ has launched a campaign against the State Government’s renter protection laws. Photo by Rent Realties, Flikr.

Landlords may forgive but will they forget?

April 24, 2020

OPINION: While the State Government’s backflip on renter protection laws is welcome news to thousands of outraged Queensland property owners, landlords may not simply forgive and forget

Ceremonies are cancelled in line with COVID-19, leaving the Anzac memory susceptible to neglect. Supplied by: Flickr

Lest we’ve forgotten

April 24, 2020

OPINION: The Anzac memory will be kept in a way not displayed in 105 years as COVID-19 has forced marches to be cancelled and crowds to be banned.

The NRL says it's been given the go-ahead to restart its 2020 season. Photo: Nikolas Gannon (CC BY 2.0)

NRL seeks new CEO ahead of season resumption

April 22, 2020

The NRL says it's been given the green light to resume the rugby league season at the end of May.

Supporters cheer on Essendon at an AFL match. Photo: Hunter Nield (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Collingwood chief suggests AFL go ‘back to the future’

April 22, 2020

Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says the AFL should consider playing matches at suburban grounds should the season continue.

Several A-League clubs have stood down players and essential staff as COVID-19 stops professional sporting competitions around the world. Photo: Danny J. Palmer (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Deadline looms for A-league contracts

April 22, 2020

Nearly half of Australia's professional soccer players' employment contracts are set to expire on May 31, but there's been no agreement reached between the clubs, players, and the sport's governing body.

A Utah Jazz street mural in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States (Photo: Trent Call; CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Pandemic shows wealth disparity among NBA teams

April 22, 2020

Teams with "less financial means and often more severe symptoms" were not able to test for COVID-19, according to the New York Times.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.