Benjamin Polazzon

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Shakespeare can help us see past fake news

Fake news and alternative facts are everywhere. In the digital age, you really cannot trust everything you read. What if William Shakespeare […]

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Chiptunes: Unique, original and more than just nostalgia

A new style of music is emerging from old technology and it is riding on a lot more than just nostalgia. Chiptunes […]

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PTSD and the need for destigmatisation

Post-traumatic stress disorder is the second most common mental illness behind depression yet it is rarely spoken about. With PTSD Awareness Day […]

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Possible Budj Bim UNESCO site and the importance of preserving Indigenous landmarks

Budj Bim is an extinct volcano in south-west Victoria. The Gunditjmara people used the volcanic rock to manage water flows and exploit […]

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How young Indigenous Australians want reconciliation to evolve

While reconciliation week is important for many, young Indigenous Australians are looking to evolve its meaning as they believe times have changed […]

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Reforming Australia’s democracy for less polarisation

It would be an understatement to say Australians are disillusioned with politics. Academics have created fifteen proposals that hope to renew trust […]

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The future of Australian cities: Sustainability

Australia’s major cities are under increasing pressure as regional centres lag behind. If the cities are all we have left, how can […]