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NZ passes 1000 cases threshold, but Bauer collapse main talking point

NZ passes 1000 cases threshold, but Bauer collapse main talking point

April 6, 2020

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY As New Zealand edges toward the third week of lockdown having passed 1000 case...

Media suffer ‘devastating’ blows on both sides of the Tasman

Media suffer ‘devastating’ blows on both sides of the Tasman

April 3, 2020

Media on both sides of the Tasman face apocalyptic times as the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic decimates...

Southern Cross:Community & local language papers in danger

Southern Cross:Community & local language papers in danger

April 3, 2020

During New Zealand’s national Covid-19 lockdown, educational institutions have been changing the way...

In town camps of Alice, coronavirus raises stakes of digital divide

In town camps of Alice, coronavirus raises stakes of digital divide

April 2, 2020

Indigenous communities are at extreme risk from Covid-19, but many of them fall on the wrong side of the digital divide at a moment when connectedness has never been more crucial. Else Kennedy reports from Alice Springs.

Freeport shooting: A sad tragedy, but don’t overlook past Papua repression

Freeport shooting: A sad tragedy, but don’t overlook past Papua repression

April 1, 2020

A sad story has taken place again in the PT Freeport Indonesia gold and copper mine area near Timika...

PM slams food hoarders and panic buyers

PM slams food hoarders and panic buyers

March 18, 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has slammed Australians hoarding food and supplies describing the practice as "ridiculous" and "un-Australian".

Global technology leader warns against ‘digital takeover’ of democracy

Global technology leader warns against ‘digital takeover’ of democracy

March 11, 2020

Global technology and business leader Dr Anita Sands has warned against allowing digital technology to...

Loss of AAP newswire a tragedy for entire Pacific

Loss of AAP newswire a tragedy for entire Pacific

March 4, 2020

The shock announcement yesterday that the Australian Associated Press newsagency will cease operations after 85 years is a blow to journalism in Australia and the Pacific. AAP, which is owned by Nine, News Corp Austra...

Opinion: Between Brexit and a Hard Place

Opinion: Between Brexit and a Hard Place

February 27, 2020

I lurched off the plane with the dazed relish displayed only by passengers freshly emancipated from the...

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Youth and Political Engagement

January 17, 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

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