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Revenge porn stigma exposes issues for victims

Revenge porn stigma exposes issues for victims

October 30, 2020

Revenge porn is a crime with many different faces that are amplified in the social media age. Victims can be pestered multiple times a day for explicit images, and then blamed for sharing them when they are exposed by former partners

-	PHOTO: Southbank Parklands (Source – (Source – Kgbo, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

QLD Election Explainer: Implementing greenspace In urban development

October 30, 2020

The Queensland state government has control of the balance between infrastructure growth and the development...

Image: MesserWoland, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

QLD Election Explainer: Domestic Violence in Queensland

October 30, 2020

Queensland’s next Premier is all but guaranteed to be a woman, but where do the major parties stand...

PHOTO: EV charging station. Source: (Flickr: Grand Canyon National Park

Qld Election Explainer – Electric Vehicles in Queensland

October 29, 2020

Just two of Queensland’s major political parties – Labor and Greens - go to the election with an...

PHOTO: A typical bore pump on Tamborine Mountain (image by Abby Williams)

Qld Election Explainer: Water Security for the Gold Coast Hinterland

October 29, 2020

The Gold Coast hinterland conjures images of waterfalls, lush rainforests and subtropical climate, but...

PHOTO: Kgbo, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Qld Election Explainer: Private vs public prisons

October 29, 2020

In July 2020, the Queensland Government completed the transition of the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre...

PHOTO: The Pacific Highway (M1), Oxenford (Source: MDRX)

Qld Election Explainer: The Gold Coast’s “Second M1”

October 27, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 crisis hanging heavily over Australian politics, quarrels about the M1 have saturated...

PHOTO: Toondah Harbour’s pristine wetlands at low tide (Source: Christie Gallois)

Qld Election Explainer: Developing Toondah Harbour

October 27, 2020

Occupying hectares of wetlands and housing hundreds of native species, Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour...

Brian Bakes says pensioners, single parents and rough sleepers are the most likely customers at his low-cost grocery store

Funding food relief in tough times

October 26, 2020

A low-cost grocery shop on the Sunshine Coast is making a big difference to people in need

Grom session: Children in the Juiced Up Groms program are outside and having fun

Disconnect to reconnect

October 15, 2020

Many Australian children swipe and tap away their free time and it is starting to take its toll

The federal government say the Job-ready Graduates Package will increase the number of graduates studying in areas of anticipated employment growth, but opponents have their doubts. Photo: Courtesy Brett Jordan/Unsplash

Parliament to debate Job-ready Graduates Package

October 6, 2020

It’s been a tough few months for the university sector and some experts argue the situation may be ...

Make it stop: Young men are learning violent behaviours towards women as young as four years old.

Advocates call for end to domestic violence

September 29, 2020

A Queensland Police detective is urging schools to get involved in domestic violence prevention on the Sunshine Coast.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.