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Carbon-tracking app helps schools and businesses reduce their emissions

CEO of eco-start-up ClimateClever Dr Vanessa Rauland speaks to Panorama on the way their new app is helping Australians track their environmental […]

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Report: COVID-19 sparks rise of racism against Asians in Australia

A new report conducted by Asian Australian Alliance and think tank Per Capita documented over 400 cases of racism against Asian Australians […]

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Positive results from medicinal cannabidiol on children with severe behavioural problems

A media release from the Murdoch Institute outlined positive results of medicinal cannabidiol’s effect on children with severe behavioural problems. This was […]

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Growing popularity of face masks

The debate about using masks has been all over the place, but tomorrow at midnight masks will be made compulsory in metropolitan […]

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OPINION | This is the lockdown we need to have

Words by Viet Bui For much of May, we have seen largely single digit rises in new cases in Victoria with some […]

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Domestic abuse rises during COVID-19 lockdown

CONTENT WARNING: This piece talks about the abuse and violence against women. If you or someone you know needs help relating to […]

Good News

BREAKING: Good News Is Here

Kendra Jewel brings you The Happydemic’s weekly dose of good news and good vibes. Listen to the full podcast here. The Happydemic is […]

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Researchers issue report alleging Victorian Government selling off land needed for public housing

New research suggests the Victorian Government “wasted” the opportunity to house its homeless population, after selling off nearly 600 hectares of public […]

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OPINION | Renting during the pandemic: Real estate industry must do better

Words by Rafal Alumairy Real estate agents and landlords have far too much power in negotiations with tenants. In the middle of […]

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The Medical Students Supporting Our Hospitals

Medical Students at the University of Melbourne have been supporting the health system during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Students’ Assistance in Supporting Healthcare […]