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News Talks #13: The push to break Australia’s media concentration

Compared to other Western democracies, Australia’s media concentration is extremely high. This limits the variety of viewpoints and opinions expressed on currents […]

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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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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. […]

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COVID continues to crush tourism and hospitality industry

The tourism and hospitality industry are bearing the brunt of the pandemic. Jobs are at an all time low and the reopening […]

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Rio Tinto plans on destroying another 124 Indigenous sites

Earlier this year, the mining company Rio Tinto destroyed Juukan gorge, a 46,000 year old heritage-listed site. After apologising, Rio Tinto has […]

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News Talks #10: Has COVID cracked Australia’s multicultural illusion?

In a continuation from our last News Talks, reporters Anneliese Farrer and Wing Kuang speak to Don Doughty, immediate past Vice President […]

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News Talks #9: International students and racism against Asian-Australians

Our reporters Anneliese Farrer and Wing Kuang speak to Don Doughty, immediate past Vice President of the Council for International Students Australia, […]

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COVID-19’s impact on musicians and their mental health

Melbourne musicians have been hit particularly hard by lockdown measures, resulting in the cancellation of all but online gigs. This not only […]