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The case for press freedom

The case for press freedom

August 14, 2019

News leaders and journalism educators have reminded a parliamentary inquiry why media freedom is essential to democracy.

DISPOSABLE: Towards a safe injecting room

DISPOSABLE: Towards a safe injecting room

August 9, 2019

Thousands of people have used a safe drug-injecting centre in North Richmond since it opened a year ago.

DISPOSABLE: My life as a single-use container

DISPOSABLE: My life as a single-use container

August 9, 2019

Add some chemicals and some heat and a mould, and a takeaway container like me is born. 

Stopping ‘fakes’ a critical step towards recognition

Stopping ‘fakes’ a critical step towards recognition

August 4, 2019

There are still many hurdles to clear before Indigenous artists receive appropriate protection and recognition of their work.

The Dish, the tapes and the man on the moon

The Dish, the tapes and the man on the moon

July 10, 2019

There’s a buzz around Parkes and it can be heard all the way to NASA. Not since - well, 50 years ago - has the town been in the spotlight for an event of this magnitude.

The election could see the first post-inflation increase to Newstart in 25 years. So who has promised what?

The election could see the first post-inflation increase to Newstart in 25 years. So who has promised what?

May 14, 2019

Could you survive on $44 a day? Over half a million unemployed Australians on Newstart somehow do. The...

More needs to be done to tackle homelessness: Student union

More needs to be done to tackle homelessness: Student union

May 10, 2019

There have been commitments made but little attention given to homelessness during the federal campaign, according to student unionists.

Illawarra Folk Festival declared ‘low risk’

Illawarra Folk Festival declared ‘low risk’

April 16, 2019

The annual Illawarra Folk Festival will celebrate its 35th year in January next year after the NSW government declared it a ‘low risk’ festival.

Conversations With My Uber Driver

Conversations With My Uber Driver

March 12, 2019

It's amazing what people will tell you if you ask nicely

Sick soldiers fight for justice

Sick soldiers fight for justice

January 22, 2019

These Australian soldiers were serving the nation. They say they were left damaged for life. 

The rise of plastic positivity

The rise of plastic positivity

November 21, 2018

Millions of Australians are turning to cosmetic procedures to enhance their physical appearance. But the pursuit of a better 'look' is not without risk.

Finding sound: an invitation to listen closely

Finding sound: an invitation to listen closely

August 24, 2018

Sound is all around us – it is central to our engagement with the world but often we tune out from most of what we hear. Finding Sound is a podcast that explores the sonic world.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
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