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Chas Licciardello: chasing the intelligent opinion

Chas Licciardello: chasing the intelligent opinion

October 17, 2019

Chas Licciardello has been a member of the Chaser comedy team since 1999. He currently co-hosts the weekly...

Tree change the key to tackle temperature rises

Tree change the key to tackle temperature rises

October 14, 2019

Global warming is quickly becoming a major issue in the world as the environment is plundered for resources, but Perth local governments are trying to make a change.

Gold Coast company sets sights on moon

Gold Coast company sets sights on moon

October 11, 2019

The local company, Gilmour Space Technologies, is a venture capital-backed rocket company that develops...

Brisbane student strike draws huge crowd

September 24, 2019

WITH calls for climate change action ramping up around the globe, citizens, activists and school children joined forces around the world on Friday, September 20, 2019. They left their homes, workplaces and schools to rally on the same day as others did right around the world, calling on political leaders to respond to climate change before it becomes irreversible.

Climate strike draws 80,000 protesters in Sydney

Climate strike draws 80,000 protesters in Sydney

September 22, 2019

A sea of banners, posters and home-made signs filled the Domain in Sydney on Friday, September 20, as...

Peter Greste confronted over Assange opinion piece

Peter Greste confronted over Assange opinion piece

September 13, 2019

Journalist Peter Greste labelled the “lack of fair trial” for Julian Assange a “travesty” after...

Documenting Antidote’s movers and shakers

Documenting Antidote’s movers and shakers

September 6, 2019

"We need your energy, we need your idealism, we need your passion. Now more than ever, journalism is the first line of defence, don’t let it crumble." - Maria Ressa

Indonesian journalists ‘bought, broken and soul searching’, says researcher

Indonesian journalists ‘bought, broken and soul searching’, says researcher

August 29, 2019

The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights...

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.

The call of Ihumātao: Migrant communities standing with Māori

The call of Ihumātao: Migrant communities standing with Māori

August 14, 2019

The occupation at Ihumātao is a spectacle of flags. In every direction they flutter. Alongside tino rangati...

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.

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

August 4, 2019

A creative “grab bag” of projects has been unveiled by the Pacific Media Centre in a showcase of...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
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