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The Last Time I Cried: A reimagining of masculinity

October 26, 2020

The question is simple; the concept: ground-breaking. When was the last time you cried? Hamish...

There was a marked decrease in the number of hospital beds available in South Australian public psychiatric hospitals in 2017/18 with just 157 beds, compared to 225 in 2016/17.

Hope, despite a broken mental health system

October 20, 2020

Many people face an uphill battle in obtaining help for their mental health – not just overcoming the stigma attached to seeking help, but also in terms of the quality of care available from an underfunded and understaffed health service. Thankfully, grassroots projects are providing support to those in need.

O’Shea’s decontamination team are ready for the job.

Meet the people behind SA’s meth lab decontamination industry

October 15, 2020

On the nightly television news, images of meth lab busts by police are not uncommon. But what happens after everyone leaves the crime scene?

Employees claim embattled Aussie Disposals underpaid them for years

Employees claim embattled Aussie Disposals underpaid them for years

June 11, 2020

As the iconic camping supplies chain Aussie Disposals fights back from the financial brink, former employees are stepping forward claiming a long history of being short changed on entitlements.

Gardening Australia's Sophie Thomson, with horticulturist Mark Hannan. Photo by Linda Lacey

For the love of lawn

March 6, 2020

Not watering the lawn has wrecked the environment we grew up with, writes Linda Lacey.  She finds out why we need to fall in love with lawn again to help save the planet.  

Dr Max Tischler, from Australian Desert Expeditions, measures a tiny skink, caught overnight. Photo: Chris Johnston

Gone to ground, or gone for good?

February 7, 2020

A quest to find the critically endangered Desert Rat Kangaroo continues in the central Australian desert. Chris Johnston tells how the fate of the elusive creature brings a group of dedicated ‘desert walkers’ together across the centuries.

Andre Nassiri’s story on Africa’s “poster child”, which won the Best Text-based Story by an Undergraduate, “demonstrated real nerve in the gathering process and went beyond what could have been an easy synthesis of prior reporting”.

Capel-Stanley wins Journalism Student of the Year

December 5, 2019

The 2019 Ossie Award winners, showcasing Australia’s best student journalism, have been announced during...


‘I broke 27 bones’: The Accident

October 30, 2019

A message on the importance of respecting the road.

Catch our election night TV coverage here

Catch our election night TV coverage here

May 17, 2019

From 6pm (EST) on Saturday May 18 we covered the election aftermath live for three hours. Our broadcast...

How effective are campaign posters?

How effective are campaign posters?

May 16, 2019

Like a democracy sausage, election posters are part of the Australian political landscape. But in Adelaide,...

2018 Ossie Award winners

December 5, 2018

The 2018 Ossie Award winners, showcasing Australia’s best student journalism, have been announced during...

Photo by Abbey Thorpe

Taking heart to beat the stigma

September 7, 2018

"Some people think it’s a sign of defeat. I find my scar a sense of victory." Young people with heart disease speak up on the hurt of misconceptions. Abbey Thorpe reports.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.