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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,...

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.

An eye for an eye on home soil

November 29, 2019

For several months now Hong Kong has been plunged into its biggest political crisis in decades, with...

Under-employment: the job description has changed

Under-employment: the job description has changed

November 29, 2019

A growing number of Australians have a job but with fewer hours than they want and little certainty from week-to-week.

Madrid: The climate fight’s new arena

Madrid: The climate fight’s new arena

November 27, 2019

With Madrid hosting the next round of intergovernmental climate discussions, IPCC contributor Prof. Peter Newman breaks down who and what is on the agenda.

Compulsory Voting: Why it’s here to stay

Compulsory Voting: Why it’s here to stay

November 25, 2019

Compulsory voting is an issue that has featured prominently in public discourse in the United States,...

Trump’s America: US expats watch in shock from afar

Trump’s America: US expats watch in shock from afar

November 21, 2019

Those who left America prior to Mr Trump's election have found that viewing his presidency from a distance can elicit a sense of powerlessness.

Eating disorders: out from the shadows

Eating disorders: out from the shadows

November 21, 2019

Eating, the ordinary everyday routine, was something I could control, and from control came a feeling of safety, something I longed for in the midst of change.

Last place open

Last place open

November 13, 2019

Many experiences can define a night out in Sydney's Inner West suburb of Newtown: sitting in the Cou...

Vanuatu Daily Post’s Dan McGarry ‘gutted’ over Vanuatu government blocking work permit

Vanuatu Daily Post’s Dan McGarry ‘gutted’ over Vanuatu government blocking work permit

November 9, 2019

Media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post group Dan McGarry is devastated by the Vanuatu government’s decision...

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