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EXPLAINED: How ammonium nitrate fueled Beirut explosion

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News Talk #4: Local and Vocal Campaigners on Mental Health and Employment

We continue our interviews with the Foundation for Young Australian’s Local and Vocal Campaigners. This week Holly Mark and Youssef Saudie spoke […]

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Image-based sexual abuse sky rocket during COVID-19

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News Talks #3: Local and Vocal Campaigner on Aboriginal Language in School Curriculum

Gabriela Caeli Sumampow and Anneliese Farrer speak to Mitha about the Foundation for Young Australian’s Local and Vocal Campaign. They discussed issues […]

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Looking for a good sleep during Stage 4 lockdown? Here are some tips

The week of August 3 is Sleep Awareness Week. As Victorians enter Stage 4 lockdown, having a good sleep become extra important […]

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Carbon-tracking app helps schools and businesses reduce their emissions

CEO of eco-start-up ClimateClever Dr Vanessa Rauland speaks to Panorama on the way their new app is helping Australians track their environmental […]

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Australians should be more concerned with cyber security: UNISYS

A recent study by International IT Corporation UNISYS shows that bushfires and pandemics are shifting Australian’s safety concerns away from cyber security […]

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Report: COVID-19 sparks rise of racism against Asians in Australia

A new report conducted by Asian Australian Alliance and think tank Per Capita documented over 400 cases of racism against Asian Australians […]

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News Talks #2: Compulsory masks, Karen from Bunnings, and racism in Australia

Anneliese Farrer and Gabriela Caeli Sumampow discuss what it’s been like to have a compulsory mask order across Melbourne and the Mitchell […]

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Positive results from medicinal cannabidiol on children with severe behavioural problems

A media release from the Murdoch Institute outlined positive results of medicinal cannabidiol’s effect on children with severe behavioural problems. This was […]