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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 #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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Stuck behind borders, COVID-19’s impact on young people across the globe

The coronavirus is impacting people from all over the world. People are stuck overseas and others fear for their family and communities. […]
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New website identifies businesses using modern slavery

Modern slavery is one of the biggest forms of exploitation on the planet today, but the average Australian resident knows little about […]

Latest in Entertainment

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5 Night City details which are (probably) too weird for Cyberpunk 2077

The release of CD Projekt Red’s twice-delayed Cyberpunk 2077 is almost upon us. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably wondering if […]
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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 […]
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Player One Flashbacks: Doom 3

Doom 3 for it’s time was a ground breaking game which not only tested pc hardware but also demonstrated that id tech […]
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Top 5 Mass Effect Trilogy Characters

The Mass Effect trilogy built a name for itself through the way in which it allowed the players to control and dictate […]
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How to make radio when studio time is banned

SYN Media is a trailblazer when it comes to the Australian media sector (no, I’m not forced to say this, it’s just […]

Latest In Politics

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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, […]