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FIrefighters in Queensland. Photo: Flickr user bertknot (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Rising from the Ashes

October 12, 2020

With bushfire season around the corner, what could be improved this year to avoid a repeat of the catastrophic 2019/2020 summer?

Restoring hope in a Cambodian village

Restoring hope in a Cambodian village

September 23, 2020

More than three decades after enduring genocide, many rural Cambodians are still struggling. But on...

Pandemic underlines need for diversity in health messaging

Pandemic underlines need for diversity in health messaging

September 23, 2020

Why it is important to have COVID-19 public health messaging to accommodate the linguistic diversity of Australia’s population?

Food aid and ‘Blessing Boxes’ a lifeline for jobless Australians

July 13, 2020

Community organisations have set up food pantries and emergency centres to make sure no-one goes hungry during COVID-19.

Shenhua keeps coal plans alive as report predicts koala extinction

June 29, 2020

China-owned coal company Shenhua Watermark, wants a fourth extension to its north-west NSW exploration licence, despite a report confirming koalas are on the verge of extinction.

Decreasing car mobility in Tokyo and Melbourne by Yuto Ito (source: Apple Inc. mobility trends report)

Leadership’s impact on life and mobility in two cities

May 16, 2020

Japanese media student Yuto Ito looks at the differences in messaging around the COVID-19 pandemic in Melbourne and Tokyo

Street art in Brisbane, Australia showing support for refugees and asylum seekers. Photo: Christy Gallois (CC0 1.0)

Legal challenge launched for refugee at high risk of coronavirus

May 15, 2020

The Human Rights Law Centre has launched a legal challenge against the Federal government on behalf of a chronically ill refugee held in immigration detention.

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!

‘Stop, listen, Papatūānuku is breathing’

April 22, 2020

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By Sri Krishnamurthi, self-isolating in Auckland under New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown. ...

Art therapy can help during the Covid-19 lockdown. Photo by Brooke Festa

Art therapy: a way to cope

April 15, 2020

As we walk through this pandemic as a global collective, artistic mediums and creative outlets seem to be the one thing connecting us

Mareike Bire filming classmate Gabrielle Platt at Tanya Plibersek's election night party. Photo: Bunty Avieson

From Germany with love: A COVID-19 update from Cologne

March 29, 2020

There are more than 50, 000 active cases of COVID-19 in Germany as of today, according to data from the...

Return to Rabi on the horizon for Ossies climate doco crew?

February 19, 2020

Highly commended for their recent success at the Ossie Awards for the best student journalism ...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.