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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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MICF REVIEW: Lizzy Hoo – Hoo Dis?

Words by Maria Dunne A genuinely funny, must-see show. Lizzy Hoo’s Hoo Dis? is a must-see over the festival period. Her humour […]

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Friendship in the face of COVID

As Melbourne begins to open up again after months of COVID-19 lockdown orders, friendships are under pressure as people try to reconnect. […]

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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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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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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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Explained: Australia’s recession during COVID-19

It was recently declared by the Reserve Bank of Australia that Australia is in its first recession in 29 years, but why […]

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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 Happydemic

Welcome to The Happydemic, a podcast by young people showcasing how young people are not just surviving but thriving in a Coronavirus […]