The Junction

DJ and music blogger Sean Tayler.

Triple J Requestival is pure chaos – in the best possible way

June 1, 2020

If you told me a week ago that the best thing for Australian music would be to let the public choose what gets played on the radio, I wouldn’t believe you.

Australian plan to bombard the Pacific with

Australian $17m ‘soft power’ TV push in Pacific misses mark

May 29, 2020

Homegrown Australian television shows to the tune of $17.1 million will be broadcast in the Pacific in...

Photo: kevscoot.

Starfish eating fish may save reef from thorny peril

May 28, 2020

Scientists may have a new weapon in their arsenal against a reef-eating starfish that wreaks havoc on...

Picture: Insung Yoon via Unsplash

What it’s like to live with a fear of having kids

May 28, 2020

Never heard of tokophobia? Read about the women who fear pregnancy.

Art work by Tori Press of @revelatori. Image via Instagram

Meet Tori – artist and highly anxious person

May 28, 2020

Tori Press has been wearing her heart on her sleeve, sharing her emotional journey through mental illness via her Instagram art.

VicForests failed to manage risk to the

State logging of endangered species habitats illegal, court rules

May 28, 2020

In a scathing judgment of VicForests’ logging practices, the Federal Court has given hope for the survival of the Leadbeater’s possum and the greater glider in Victoria.

Photo by Sebastian Pena Lambarri on Unsplash

Oysters used to spy on water quality, save fish

May 27, 2020

New water testing technology is turning WA’s oysters into spies. The device called “Spyvalve” is a biological sensor that is attache...

Old-growth logging claims halts chainsaws

Old-growth logging claims halts chainsaws

May 27, 2020

Controversial logging of jarrah forest near Bridgetown, in WA’s South-West, has been suspended as protesters...

Pet cats ‘devastating’ wildlife across the country

May 26, 2020

Roaming pet cats have "devastating" impacts on native wildlife populations all across Australia, researchers...

Vaccination remains a contentious issue for Fremantle parents, whose children have some of the lowest immunisation rates in the country. Photo by CDC on Unsplash

Fears anti-vax explosion fuelled by social media

May 26, 2020

Researchers are predicting an explosion in anti-vaccination sentiment in the next decade as online conspiracy...

Facelift for federation building ends decades of neglect

May 26, 2020

Despite being more than 100-years-old, the Post and Telegraph Office in East Fremantle is set to get...

cattle in paddock

Animal agriculture: Innovation or alternatives?

May 26, 2020

The push to reduce greenhouse emissions from animal-based agriculture is on, with new farming practices under the spotlight.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.