Angus Thomson

Mental health vs mental wellbeing

As Victorians endure their fifth lockdown in 18 months, there’s been a lot of talk about mental health and wellbeing. But do […]

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ScoMo says we can get the AstraZeneca jab – but would you?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement that people under 40 should speak to their GP about getting the AstraZeneca vaccine caused a heap […]

Minimum wage rise, but will young people miss out?

The Fairwork commission raised Australia’s minimum wage by 2.5 per cent last week, but the increase has been delayed for award rates in some […]

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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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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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Indigenous people and the AFL: a complex relationship demanding attention

For two decades, the Australian Football League has tried to tackle racist abuse towards its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander players with […]

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Young people getting caught in “debt tsunami”

Young people in Australia are facing a “debt tsunami” as they borrow money to pay for basic living costs, warns the Consumer […]

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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 […]