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Education 14 min read

Building belonging

by Gemma Wolk

For many young refugees, the collision of their old and new lives transpires in the schoolyard. Helping our educators create spaces of belonging is more important than ever.

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Deadly in the Water

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.

Australians are embracing ‘mindful drinking’ – and the alcohol industry is also getting sober curious

Health and Wellbeing 8 min read

Australians are embracing ‘mindful drinking’ – and the alcohol industry is also getting sober curious

by Dr Tamara Bucher and Melanie Pirinen

Alcohol-free wines, beers and spirits are increasingly sophisticated, driven by consumers taking more care in what they drink — and how they choose to drink.

Reasonable doubt shines new light on injustice

Business, Law and Politics 10 min read

Reasonable doubt shines new light on injustice

by Gemma Wolk

Across Australia, hundreds of cold cases lie unsolved. And yet, the family and friends of victims remain frozen in time without answers. So, who fights for justice when the world has moved on?

Mother Tongue

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.

Young crime is often a phase, and locking kids up is counterproductive

Business, Law and Politics 7 min read

Young crime is often a phase, and locking kids up is counterproductive

by Joel McGregor

Rising tensions have led to an Australia-wide spotlight on youth detention, but with offenders often having experienced childhood trauma, could better interventions be explored?

What is extradition and how does it work?

Business, Law and Politics 8 min read

What is extradition and how does it work?

by Associate Professor Amy Maguire

Many are watching closely after former Melbourne principal Malka Leifer, who is facing 74 charges of child sexual assault, was extradited from Israel after a battle of more than six years.

Move over Lucifer, there's a new Seitan in town

Health and Wellbeing 6 min read

Move over Lucifer, there's a new Seitan in town

by Dr Kerith Duncanson

The vegan meat alternative with the devil in the detail.

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.

Surviving cyclones: meet the team safeguarding our island nations

Science and Technology 13 min read

Surviving cyclones: meet the team safeguarding our island nations

by Anita Harvey

“It was really scary – anyone would feel the same, especially when you’re living on a small island in the middle of the Pacific.”

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.

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