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Chas Licciardello: chasing the intelligent opinion

Chas Licciardello: chasing the intelligent opinion

October 17, 2019

Chas Licciardello has been a member of the Chaser comedy team since 1999. He currently co-hosts the weekly...

Homophobic posts harmful to LGBTI youth: pro footballer

October 17, 2019

"Israel Folau and his Christian faith are at a cross-roads with Rugby Australia."

Her mother’s muse: Looking back on a photograph that shocked Australia

Her mother’s muse: Looking back on a photograph that shocked Australia

October 10, 2019

It’s around 10am on a Thursday and Lygon Street’s D.O.C Espresso is bustling. Patrons are stocking...

Winds of change deliver boom and the odd bust as turbines roll out

Winds of change deliver boom and the odd bust as turbines roll out

September 26, 2019

The Victorian town of Mortlake provides a microcosm of tensions on the land as the renewables revolution plays out

Geneticists weave possum magic to bring a species back from the brink

Geneticists weave possum magic to bring a species back from the brink

September 25, 2019

Its habitat and its favourite meal - bogong moths - are vanishing. It's crunch time for the mountain pygmy-possum.

As temperatures, seas and emissions rise, anxieties are superheating

As temperatures, seas and emissions rise, anxieties are superheating

September 25, 2019

Climate change is already taking a toll on mental health. The cure is the same one the planet needs - activism and engagement, experts say.

On the land, and staring down the barrel of climate change

On the land, and staring down the barrel of climate change

September 23, 2019

Farmers are at the front line of a changing planet. But for many it's still all about the weather, not the climate.

Marchers highlight the heavy toll of the climate crisis on women and girls

Marchers highlight the heavy toll of the climate crisis on women and girls

September 23, 2019

It’s unseasonably warm in Melbourne on Friday September 20, the day citizens from around the world...

‘The Earth depends on us’: Climate activists taking it to the streets

‘The Earth depends on us’: Climate activists taking it to the streets

September 21, 2019

Around 100,000 people poured into Melbourne chanting, singing and waving placards to demand action on the climate emergency. Our photo journalists captured the moment. This gallery is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 220 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.

Environment funding call

Environment funding call

September 13, 2019

A long-term environmentalist fears he might not be able to continue his work.

Pencil Rocket climbs the social media heights

Pencil Rocket climbs the social media heights

August 30, 2019

Social media is now a booming industry, which is fast becoming one of the main sources for busin...

Counselling call for the Big C

Counselling call for the Big C

August 30, 2019

Mental health remains the unspoken side effect of cancer

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
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