News and Commentary

Source: WSP

The future of Australian cities

From 2019, reporter Benjamin Polazzon looked at the challenges facing Australian cities as our population continues to increase. Australia’s major cities are […]

Source: Victorian Auditor-General

Tram accessiblity issues raise barriers for Victorians with a disability

On October 15, the Victorian Auditor General’s office issued a report on tram accessibility. This stated that the Department of Transport was […]

Source: Pacific Harbour Golf Course

The people’s park or golf course: What is the future of the Northcote Golf Course?

While Northcote Golf Club was closed to golfers during stage 4 restrictions, the Darebin City council opened it up to the public. […]

Source: Vic Councils

Victorian Council Elections: What does it mean to stand for local council?

With Council election voting closing last Friday, reporter Anneliese Farrer dives into what is required of candidates, who might be interested in […]

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Crushing the Pearl: China is finally ready to take back Hong Kong

In its relatively short existence, the People’s Republic of China has become one of the most formidable forces on the planet. However, […]

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Greater government support required for social housing due to COVID-19

Vulnerable communities have been effected by the current pandemic and the need for better support from the government in the development and […]

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How the regional town of Shepparton defeated COVID-19

Last week, the small regional Victorian city of Shepparton recorded three cases of COVID-19 linked to the Chadstone butchers outbreak. Fortunately they […]

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Jobmaker Unpacked: What’s in the 2020-2021 Budget for young people?

The Australian Government handed down it’s 2020-21 Federal Budget last week with a plan to get young people working. While there were […]

ABC News: Daniel Fermer

Frontline workers reveal what it’s like working during COVID

Frontline retail workers have been one of the many unsung heroes during the coronavirus pandemic. From keeping the shelves stacked to chatting […]

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The race to save 500 beached whales

Tasmanian Parks & Wild Life Service have been in a race against time to save 500 pilot whales stranded off Macquarie Harbour. […]