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Arts, Culture and Society 9 min read

Deadly in the Water

by Gemma Wolk

How the story of the Irukandji carried Jasmine Miikika Craciun's talents from the rippling shores of Newcastle to the Olympic waves of Japan.

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Mother Tongue
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Arts, Culture and Society 9 min read

Mother Tongue

by Rosemarie Milsom

People in the Hunter and around the country are using a unique community program to keep Indigenous languages alive.

Why the competitive spirit takes over in auctions — and how you can stay in control

Arts, Culture and Society 6 min read

Why the competitive spirit takes over in auctions — and how you can stay in control

by Murray Bennet

Australian property prices are soaring in a wildly competitive auction market. Here's what you need to know to stay in control.

Indigenous history grounds new Australians

Arts, Culture and Society 9 min read

Indigenous history grounds new Australians

by Gemma Wolk

How a virtual glimpse into the world's oldest civilisation changed the course of one refugee's journey.

Clueless at 25 — like, a totally important teen film

Arts, Culture and Society 16 min read

Clueless at 25 — like, a totally important teen film

by Dr Jessica Ford and Dr Phoebe Macrossan

Why is a certain nineties hit film still "rollin' with the homies" 25 years on? Film and media gurus 'clue' us in.

A raw deal for young workers

Arts, Culture and Society 12 min read

A raw deal for young workers

by Gemma Wolk

Wage theft, harassment, immediate dismissal. A stark look at the challenges facing hospitality workers.

The greatest threat to Aboriginal Language

Arts, Culture and Society 7 min read

The greatest threat to Aboriginal Language

by Dr Ray Kelly

Identity. Belonging. Connection. Language grounds us. Dhanggati and Gumbayingirr man, Dr Ray Kelly, reflects upon the importance of Aboriginal Language to inter-cultural understanding and reconciliation.

Women can be psychopaths too, in ways more subtle but just as dangerous

Arts, Culture and Society 8 min read

Women can be psychopaths too, in ways more subtle but just as dangerous

by Associate Professor Xanthe Mallett

Killer lips? A forensic criminologist shares the juicy truth behind female psychopaths and why they are are less likely to commit murder than non-psychopathic females.