The Junction

NSW


Asian-Australian hospital staff on frontline of coronavirus abuse

Asian-Australian hospital staff on frontline of coronavirus abuse

April 6, 2020

Doctors, nurses and other health care workers of Asian backgrounds have been the primary targets for this kind of racial abuse in Australian hospitals.

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

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

March 29, 2020

Mareike Bire was at the University of Sydney last year as a postgraduate media student on exchange fro...

Virus-hit hospitals already low on supplies, warns doctors’ chief

Virus-hit hospitals already low on supplies, warns doctors’ chief

March 27, 2020

In an exclusive interview the head of the Australian Doctors Federation Stephen Milgate warns of an impending supply crisis.

Indigenous community more vulnerable to coronavirus

Indigenous community more vulnerable to coronavirus

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 poses an even greater threat to Australia's Indigenous community, from existing chronic conditions and lower immunity to higher levels of communal living and anxiety over finances, say medical workers.

Eco-anxiety and how Indigenous psychology can help you

Eco-anxiety and how Indigenous psychology can help you

March 12, 2020

Feeling stressed about the state of the planet? Well, you're not alone, and it's a real problem.

Is pill testing the answer to Australia’s drug problem?

Is pill testing the answer to Australia’s drug problem?

March 12, 2020

Passing a joint, popping a pill; plenty do it, it’s nothing new. Getting a few caps is just part of...

Opinion: Between Brexit and a Hard Place

Opinion: Between Brexit and a Hard Place

February 27, 2020

I lurched off the plane with the dazed relish displayed only by passengers freshly emancipated from the...

Homeless: Behind the sleeper in the doorway

Homeless: Behind the sleeper in the doorway

February 23, 2020

It's a cool morning in Sydney, and Central Station is a hive of activity. The sandstone arches of this g...

How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

January 9, 2020

As Australia’s east coast faces months of severe bushfires, Indigenous Australians are calling for revival of long-held traditions to reduce fire fuels.

Slavery in civilised Australia: Dreams of a better life end in tragedy for illegal migrants

Slavery in civilised Australia: Dreams of a better life end in tragedy for illegal migrants

January 9, 2020

Stowaways risk their lives, hoping to escape poverty and suffering. But the multi-billion-dollar business of people trafficking is an industry that turns people into slaves

Lights, Camera…RepresentAsian

Lights, Camera…RepresentAsian

December 20, 2019

Why the key to Australia’s on-screen diversity lies behind the writer’s room

The right to squeal: farmers versus activists

The right to squeal: farmers versus activists

December 12, 2019

A new law to protect farmers from trespass has gotten civil liberty groups up in arms, writes Marco Stojanovik.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
NSW