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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...

Local news in Australia: is help on the way?

Local news in Australia: is help on the way?

November 7, 2019

The Australian government sees the dominance of the large digital platforms as a monopoly issue, making it appropriate that the enquiry was conducted by the ACCC – Australia’s consumer watchdog.

Humanitarian crisis growing: Syria needs Australia’s help

November 5, 2019

The Red Cross has issued a stark warning about a human tragedy unfolding in northeast Syria, as hundreds...

‘Legitimise their right to respond’ insists Justice Action on prisoner pen-pal website

‘Legitimise their right to respond’ insists Justice Action on prisoner pen-pal website

November 1, 2019

Australia’s prisoners are using an interactive website to share their stories and claim miscarriages...

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.

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