The Junction

CoJo2020: Part Three

October 29, 2020

Tune in at 4pm AEST on October 28 for our third and final TV show for 2020, featuring a new form of journalism.

Catch CoJo2020: Part Two

October 28, 2020

Tune in for the second of three TV shows, featuring a new form of journalism.

PHOTO: Toondah Harbour’s pristine wetlands at low tide (Source: Christie Gallois)

Qld Election Explainer: Developing Toondah Harbour

October 27, 2020

Occupying hectares of wetlands and housing hundreds of native species, Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour...

Catch CoJo2020 TV: Part One

October 26, 2020

Tune in for the first of three TV shows, featuring a new form of journalism.

The MCG - where you'd usually expect to find our AFL heroes - not in a ballet studio?

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...

Brian Bakes says pensioners, single parents and rough sleepers are the most likely customers at his low-cost grocery store

Funding food relief in tough times

October 26, 2020

A low-cost grocery shop on the Sunshine Coast is making a big difference to people in need

The Gay Straight Alliance at Melbourne Grammar changed Ben Bonnici's high school life.

Why Australian schools need Gay Straight Alliances

October 21, 2020

Gay Straight Alliances in high schools - a win win.

OzHarvest Hamper Hubs provide relief to international students

OzHarvest to the rescue for international students

October 21, 2020

When COVID-19 raised its head earlier this year, many international students in Sydney were left stranded. They found themselves out of work, unable to access government support and struggl...

Dr Audrey Shen joined animal rescue volunteer efforts last summer and continued to tend to burnt animals for months afterwards.

Volunteers offer burnt kangaroos ‘second chance’

October 21, 2020

Three Sydney animal care workers have rehabilitated at least 35 injured mammals in the year since Australia's...

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.

Cheers or tears? Counselling and support services have received more requests for help this year due to COVID

Drying out after lockdown

October 20, 2020

People have been negatively affected by alcohol-related issues throughout the pandemic and rehabilitation services have never been more vital.

Twenty-one years after being adopted as a baby, Jordan Miletic calls his foster carer “Mum”

Carers foster life-long bond

October 16, 2020

Jordan Miletic was 10 months old when he was placed in a short-term arrangement with a foster carer. Twenty-one years later he now calls that foster carer “Mum”

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.