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Melbourne Queer Film Festival Begins

The Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) is the biggest/oldest queer film festival in Australia. Ahead of the festival, reporter Megan Whitfield speaks to the […]


University students join school strike despite penalties for missing class

The University of Melbourne refused students’ requests to not be penalised for missing classes on March 15 to attend the school strike […]


Do Independent Candidates Stand a Chance in the Federal Election?

The federal election will likely occur in May, and everyone’s eyes are on the independent candidates after Dr Kerryn Phelps’ victory in […]


From Melbourne to Canberra: an extremely long walk for climate action

29-year-old University of Melbourne student Shannon Loughnane is walking nearly 700km from Melbourne to Canberra to protest inaction on climate change and […]

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St Kilda’s Jack Steven takes indefinite leave to deal with mental health

St Kilda is refusing to put a timeline on Jack Steven’s return to footy after the star midfielder revealed he is taking […]


ACT Commits to Further Pill-Testing Trials at Festivals

The ACT has just committed to a second pill-testing trial, but not everyone agrees that this is the best approach to harm […]


The Climate Solutions Fund: is it the solution, or part of the problem?

The Government has announced a new suite of climate policies, including the newly rebranded Climate Solutions Fund, to tackle one of the […]


Is Victoria’s recycling management system in need of reform?

Councils across Victoria are being forced to dump their recycling in landfill after the closure of several of the state’s largest recycling […]


Nine Melbourne train lines to shut for three weeks for work on Metro Tunnel

Commuters are set for weeks of transport chaos as work ramps up on the Metro Tunnel project. Nine rail lines will be […]

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New measles case triggers public health warning in Melbourne

A teenage boy with measles has sparked a public health warning in Melbourne after visiting numerous shopping areas across the city. The […]