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COVID-19 would “spread like wildfire” in prisons say legal advocates

COVID-19 would “spread like wildfire” in prisons say legal advocates

August 3, 2020

Overcrowding and social isolation leave prisoners vulnerable to COVID-19 but NSW Corrective Services...

Oscar Temaru

‘I bury people nearly every day, what was our sin?’

July 31, 2020

The day began with a video, showing a disparate collection of arresting images – the drowned Greenpeace...

Koala at Port Macquarie Koala Hospital. Photo:  Kevin LEBRE / Getty Images / Royalty-free

NSW Koala Inquiry: the fate of populations and habitats after bushfires

July 28, 2020

The impacts of bushfires, land clearing and forest logging were key concerns during the NSW Upper Hou...

Lilo Ema Siope

Loimata – a poignant family-to-family story of the waka

July 27, 2020

Loimata – The Sweetest Tears isn’t just a true story of one of the Pacific’s great waka builder...

Clean Slate Without Prejudice training session. Photo: supplied

Fighting for Justice: Indigenous schemes reduce youth crime

July 10, 2020

Marco Stojanovik looks at programs that aim to keep indigenous kids out of the justice system. “Alright everybod...

For cultures hit by earlier pandemics, memory cues instinct to panic early

For cultures hit by earlier pandemics, memory cues instinct to panic early

July 7, 2020

The lockdown has reignited a lingering legacy of trauma for some, and laid down a new template for others, writes Connor Amor-Bendall for our special series Clayton 3168: Lockdown on the strip.

Life without a safety net: a student’s story

Life without a safety net: a student’s story

July 4, 2020

The pandemic has raised unique challenges for Australia’s international students, trapping some young people such as Teri Li in an economic and psychological spiral, writes Yuhan Zhang for our special series Clayton 3168: Lockdown on the strip.

Pandemic reveals a Chinese migrant's neighbours at their best and worst

Pandemic reveals a Chinese migrant’s neighbours at their best and worst

July 1, 2020

The racial slurs that began appearing on his social media feed dismayed Felix, owner a long-established Chinese restaurant on Clayton Road. But he says the pandemic has also delivered some quiet blessings. Duolin Li continues our special series Clayton 3168: Lockdown on the strip

Dr Rosie Gibson of Massey Wellington’s Sleep/Wake Research Clinic

Having Covid dreams? You’re not alone

July 1, 2020

Many people reported having unsettling dreams surrounding family members getting sick and being separated from loved ones, or strange dreams that make little sense.

A recipe for surviving a pandemic: luck, timing and reinvention

A recipe for surviving a pandemic: luck, timing and reinvention

June 29, 2020

When the coronavirus lockdown closed his beloved restaurant to diners, Michael Samsir had to use his ingenuity and build new connections to survive, writes Rosalee Kiely, continuing our special series Clayton 3168: Lockdown on the strip.

How young Greeks are bringing generations of worshipers together with the click of a button

How young Greeks are bringing generations of worshipers together with the click of a button

June 27, 2020

Social distancing laws have brought the young and old of Clayton’s Greek orthodox community closer than ever before. Latest in our special series ‘Clayton 3168: Lockdown on the strip’.

One stubby in four hours: how trade dried up for one small bottle shop

One stubby in four hours: how trade dried up for one small bottle shop

June 26, 2020

With sales down and bills mounting, there are fears it may be last drinks for some independent liquor stores unless loyal customers step in to help. Continuing our new series ‘Clayton 3168: Lockdown on the strip’.

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