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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 […]

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The future of Australian cities: Sustainability

Australia’s major cities are under increasing pressure as regional centres lag behind. If the cities are all we have left, how can […]

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Following Fashion Revolution Week: What is the true cost of fashion?

For the average Australian, thinking about the clothes we wear beyond the moment we see them in a shop, and after the […]

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Council floats idea to ban smoking in Bourke Street Mall

Smokers could be banned from lighting up in Melbourne’s Bourke Street Mall under a proposal from the council to make the shopping […]

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Bill Shorten promises to create new laws to help casuals get permanent jobs

Casual workers will get a clear path to a permanent job if the Labor Party wins the federal election. Opposition leader Bill […]

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Woman’s body found in the heart of Chinatown

Streets in Melbourne’s CBD have been cordoned off this morning after a woman’s body was found in the middle of Chinatown. It’s […]

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Sophie Turner is hitting pause on acting to focus on mental health

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner is taking a break from acting after completing the hit show to focus on her mental […]