The Junction

Patient Lisa, Harry the ICU dog and nurse Claire Robertson.

Therapy dogs helping making life a little less ‘ruff’

July 29, 2020

It’s Friday afternoon and Harry has just clocked on for his weekly shift in the Intensive Care Unit...

Produce retailer Charles Pattison says a warmer, drier climate will mean less choice of farm produce.

Feeling the heat: producers and consumers facing up to climate change

November 29, 2019

A warmer, drier climate means we will have to think carefully about where and when we can buy fresh farm produce.

Young adults go to the dentist less than any other age group at potentially great long-term cost.

The cost of avoiding the dentist’s drill

November 29, 2019

Australia’s millennial generation are usually on-message when it comes to health. They eat better,...

'Pablo' who established a business hosting events for drag queens and kings.

Canberra, it’s not a drag at all

November 29, 2019

Canberra's drag scene is out loud and proud, but it wasn't always that way for a community that feared being attacked and ostracised.

Nick Kyrgios is happy among the kids at an open day for his charity.

The Kyrgios legacy of Nick

November 29, 2019

Nick Kyrgios may never win a grand slam but ultimately his legacy may extend beyond trophies and ranking points.

Boorowa farmer Daniel McGrath stands in his near-empty dam with his sheepdog Pearl.

Shadow of a drought

November 29, 2019

“I’ve been running my property for over 40 years and I have never seen it this bad. My dam has just...

Competitive events at ANU Fighting Game Club attract large crowds.

eSports challenging the definition of sport

November 29, 2019

eSports have big prizemoney, a global following and athletes who train every day. But is it really a sport?

There are 1.8 million Australians classified as 'under-employed', according to the ABS.

Under-employment: the job description has changed

November 29, 2019

A growing number of Australians have a job but with fewer hours than they want and little certainty from week-to-week.

Tim Hutchens, RSPCA chief inspector, says dogs will be better protected against neglect.

Dogs have feelings too

November 29, 2019

The ACT has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to recognise dogs as sentient beings.

MP Linda Burney in her office in Kogarah. (Photo: Laura Baehny/Hatch Macleay)

Interview: Linda Burney sees bumps in the road to constitutional reform

July 12, 2019

In an exclusive interview with Ilias Bakalla, Linda Burney talks about the rough road ahead for constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.

Actor David Gulpilil revealed he has lung cancer, while being honoured at the NAIDOC Awards. Photo: NITV/SBS)

NAIDOC Awards: David Gulpilil reveals he is battling lung cancer

July 7, 2019

The annual NAIDOC Awards last night honoured service in the community, but also revealed legendary actor David Gulpilil has cancer.

The new member for Canberra, Alicia Payne, speaks to reporters after claiming victory.

Canberra still a Labor city despite national result

May 19, 2019

Labor has taken a clean sweep of the seats in the ACT winning the electorates of Canberra, Fenner and...

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