The Junction

People illegally using disabled car parks is a constant issue for those with a physical disability.
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WA fines to double for illegal disabled parking

May 4, 2020

Fines have almost doubled across WA for people who illegally park in disabled bays. For the first...

Live export debate.

Coronavirus fuels live export debate over meat security

May 4, 2020

A vet is calling for community support for the controversial live export industry amid dwindling availability...

A shark alert has been issued for a large humpback whale carcass near Australind.  Picture credit: Shark Smart.

Whale carcass on Bunbury beach fuels shark fears

May 4, 2020

A badly decomposed whale carcass has washed up on a Bunbury beach, sparking fears of increased shark...

Sally Gamble doll

Indigenous artist creates dolls to connect kids to country

May 4, 2020

Hundreds of dolls have been created by Aboriginal artist Sally Gamble as part of care packages for remote...

face mask and sanitiser

Coronavirus causes massive price hike for PPE in Australia

May 4, 2020

The cost of producing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as face masks, has soared by up to eight...

The Sydney Opera House. Photo: Nasya Bahfen

States lift some coronavirus-related restrictions

April 29, 2020

New South Wales joins Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory in lifting some coronavirus-related restrictions

Coming Clean is a new documentary about Ben Cousins.

New Cousins documentary focuses on addiction

April 20, 2020

Speaking publicly for the first time in a decade, Ben Cousins seemed unable to answer questions about his behaviour and issues with substance abuse.

Cold-blooded treasures – the illegal traffic in Australian reptiles

Cold-blooded treasures – the illegal traffic in Australian reptiles

February 24, 2020

The Reptile Racket Part 1: The romantic life of an Australian lizard has captivated researchers and reptile lovers alike. It’s also excited the interests of international smugglers cashing in on a market worth millions.

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...

COP25 will take place from December 2 t0 13,  2019 at IFEMA - Feria de Madrid

Madrid: The climate fight’s new arena

November 27, 2019

With Madrid hosting the next round of intergovernmental climate discussions, IPCC contributor Prof. Peter Newman breaks down who and what is on the agenda.

Lions dominate in South-West Football finals

November 6, 2019

Lions coach John Baggetta has hailed Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault’s teamwork as the crucial factor...

Madeline Toki at 6-days-old suffers from cystic fibrosis. Picture credit: Instagram - marytoki84

Cystic fibrosis sufferers win affordable drug lifeline

November 5, 2019

A new cystic fibrosis drug has been listed onto the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, saving sufferers...

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