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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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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 […]

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News Talks #12: Increased uni fees will not solve higher education’s problems

Reporters Millie Spencer and Wing Kuang spoke to Dr. Gwilym Croucher (Senior Lecturer at Melbourne University’s Centre for the Study of Higher […]

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News Talks #11: How social media spreads misinformation

Hosts Bec Jordan and Vidita Sharma spoke with University of Technology Sydney Professor Marian-Andrei Rizoiu about the ways misinformation spreads through social […]

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LGBT+ community fear Amy Coney Barrett’s looming confirmation to U.S. Supreme Court

After the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, President Donald Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court nominee. Barrett is known […]

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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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Torres Strait Islanders implore Australian Government to help save their ancestral homes

Originally published on The Swanston Gazette Podcast – Episode 3 – Sustainability Climate change is eroding the lands of those most vulnerable […]

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News Talks #6: Voicing concern about youth mental health and climate change

In our final interview with Local and Vocal campaigners from the Foundation for Young Australians, our reporters Anneliese Farrer and Angus Thomson […]

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How difficult is it to translate COVID-19 materials in other languages?

According to an ABC report last week, a mistakes have been found in the translation of government materials about COVID-19. Does that […]