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PTSD and the need for destigmatisation

Post-traumatic stress disorder is the second most common mental illness behind depression yet it is rarely spoken about. With PTSD Awareness Day […]

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Possible Budj Bim UNESCO site and the importance of preserving Indigenous landmarks

Budj Bim is an extinct volcano in south-west Victoria. The Gunditjmara people used the volcanic rock to manage water flows and exploit […]

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How young Indigenous Australians want reconciliation to evolve

While reconciliation week is important for many, young Indigenous Australians are looking to evolve its meaning as they believe times have changed […]

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Reforming Australia’s democracy for less polarisation

It would be an understatement to say Australians are disillusioned with politics. Academics have created fifteen proposals that hope to renew trust […]

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The hope to eradicate scabies

Scabies. Probably not something you’ve thought about lately. However, around half a billion people are affected by them each year. Medical trials […]

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For low ATAR men, TAFE and trades might be a better choice than university

Think that university is the best career choice for everyone? Think again. New research from the Grattan Institute shows some men may […]

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Thirsty Cities: Is Australia’s water secure?

A recent report via the University of Melbourne and The World Bank has highlighted the complex needs and pressures facing cities around […]

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Is The National Native Title Conference Broken?

This year the National Native Title Conference was held at the MCG in Melbourne, tickets cost over $600 and major sponsors included […]

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Super Smash Bros. Character Predictions

Article about the video game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at E3 2019 (annual video game event). Words by Stefan Bradley. At the […]

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Could music streaming have a negative impact on the environment?

A study from Oslo and Glasgow concluded, although music consumption nowadays uses less plastic and non-recyclable materials, now streaming releases more carbon […]