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Youth and Political Engagement

January 18, 2020

Young Australians are one of our most under-represented demographics in elected Australian politics,...

Debunked! Instagram names and shames fakes

Debunked! Instagram names and shames fakes

January 16, 2020

Australian Instagram users are getting a taste of what disinformation looks like, with debunked posts and memes starting to pop up in their feeds.

How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

January 9, 2020

As Australia’s east coast faces months of severe bushfires, Indigenous Australians are calling for revival of long-held traditions to reduce fire fuels.

Slavery in civilised Australia: Dreams of a better life end in tragedy for illegal migrants

Slavery in civilised Australia: Dreams of a better life end in tragedy for illegal migrants

January 9, 2020

Stowaways risk their lives, hoping to escape poverty and suffering. But the multi-billion-dollar business of people trafficking is an industry that turns people into slaves

Shot, blinded and beaten: the price of Chile’s unrest

Shot, blinded and beaten: the price of Chile’s unrest

December 24, 2019

Diego Foppiano Jara joined millions across Chile to protest against the severe wealth gap crippling his country. After just five minutes, he was shot in the eye by a rubber bullet.

A land of droughts, flooding rains and shame campaigns

A land of droughts, flooding rains and shame campaigns

December 23, 2019

In 2018, the people of Cape Town anxiously approached “Day Zero”, when the trickle of its water supply would dry out. Are there lessons for Australia in how it pulled through that crisis?

Lights, Camera…RepresentAsian

Lights, Camera…RepresentAsian

December 20, 2019

Why the key to Australia’s on-screen diversity lies behind the writer’s room

Code White – Inside an emergency department in crisis

Code White – Inside an emergency department in crisis

December 18, 2019

It takes just two minutes and 205 steps to walk from the staff carpark to Flinders Medical Centre’s Emergency Department, but it’s enough to gather yourself for the storm awaiting inside. Flinders is the second largest hospital in South Australia, and its emergency department (ED) is rarely below maximum capacity.

The right to squeal: farmers versus activists

The right to squeal: farmers versus activists

December 12, 2019

A new law to protect farmers from trespass has gotten civil liberty groups up in arms, writes Marco Stojanovik.

Why this bottle is an endangered ‘species’ on Bondi Beach

Why this bottle is an endangered ‘species’ on Bondi Beach

December 12, 2019

The biggest waste reduction program in NSW history has been a "phenomenal success".

Asthma on the rise in Lake Macquarie

Asthma on the rise in Lake Macquarie

December 6, 2019

The NSW Lake Macquarie region, 150 kilometres north of Sydney, has seen an inexplicable rise in the number...

The Future of Community Television

November 29, 2019

Founded in 1994, Channel 31 is a lively community television station that oozes creativity and flair....

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
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