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Dark times for the light rail as protests continue on the Gold Coast
Griffith University, Isabelle Condon and Simone Smith • September 22, 2021
The controversial light rail extension connecting the northern and southern ends of the Gold Coast continues to split local opinions
Person behind mesh fence by Mitchel Lensink; used under a creative commons licence.
Refugees face indefinite detention in Australia
La Trobe University, Gianni Francis • September 21, 2021
After nearly a decade in detention, refugees in immigration detention could be detained for the rest of their lives.
Young girls in tutus waiting to go on stage. Photo: Kazuo ota on Unsplash
What are little girls made of?
University of Sydney, Rebecca Bowman • September 21, 2021
A review of childhood performance of gender on the school stage and the stereotypes it perpetuates
Refugees face indefinite detention in Australia
How journalists can overcome math anxiety
Out with the Old, In with the New
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The Ninth Order shooting on location in the Blue Mountains
Blue Mountains locals star in feature film
Western Sydney University, Emma Jinks • September 20, 2021

The Blue Mountains has taken on starring role in the soon to be  released feature film, The Ninth Order. Directed...

Photo: Mart Production, via Pexels
How a Facebook group found a homeless man a home
Deakin University, Naomi Newcombe • September 20, 2021
'It made me bust into tears': Homeless man tells how a Facebook group in his small town helped him get off the streets.
covid19 passport mockup
Vax passport: Vox pops
University of Sydney, Lucija Stolic, Keer Ling, Soo Young Han • September 7, 2021

Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway, but questions remain about the future of...

afghanistan people sitting at an airport guarded by military
The Yarn Ep 4: Afghan staff at risk, aid agencies struggling
University of Melbourne, Fia Walsh, Jordyn Beazley • September 6, 2021
On this week's episode of The Yarn, host Fia Walsh talks to reporter Jordyn Beazley about her story on the dilemmas confronting Afghan Aid workers as they grapple with escalating humanitarian need in Afghanistan and an uncertain future. 
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