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Cancer of the soul: post-traumatic stress disorder

MORE THAN a million Australians at any given time have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, making it at least as widespread as depression. Yet the disorder rarely rates a public mention, even during National Mental Health Week last month, and a strong stigma persists, HANNAH ROSE STONE reports.

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Crime shows harmful and unrealistic: forensic experts

AT THE 2011 Sexual Health Conference, held recently in Canberra, leading forensic experts discussed the negative effects fictional crime shows have on real life crime investigations and forensic operations, ALYSON VARDOS reports.

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Sexist attitudes remain entrenched in modern football

THE arrest of Robert Lui during the NRL finals has reignited claims that the football culture is to blame for sexual assault and violence. SIAN McGROUTHER looks at the issue.

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The horror of Hendra

Horse owners have been advised to stay vigilant despite the lifting of Hendra quarantine restrictions. SAMANTHA TAYLOR looks at the virus in Australia.

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Uncertainty and fear around UC-CIT merger

THE UNIVERSITY of Canberra (UC) and Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) amalgamation proposed by Professor Denise Bradley in July this year is surrounded by a lot of uncertainty and questions, NATALYA YESKINA reports.

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Australia’s STI epidemic

AUSTRALIANS are losing condoms and gaining infections: An epidemic of sexually transmitted infections is sweeping the nation, MELANIE LEACH reports.

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Untangling the Eurozone crisis

EUROZONE members are attempting to tackle Greece’s debt, fearing that the country will be forced to default and leave the Eurozone, NATALIE PLUMMER reports.

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What now for asylum seekers in Australia?

What now for asylum seekers in Australia? STEPHANIE ANDERSON canvases the issue.

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

Road Trip: How To

  How do I road trip, you ask? Well first, procure a car. I suggest legally. Remember, this car will […]

The Botanic Gardens Put On A Show for Enlighten 2017

  Walking through an eerie fog filled rainforest to the haunting sounds of a choir above you sounds like an […]

Planet Earth II: TV Series Review

    David Attenborough; the man, the myth, the legend! Continuing his outstanding career as a naturalist and our favourite […]

Q&A with Daniel Moulis

Daniel Moulis, 56, runs a successful law firm called Moulis Legal, situated right across from Canberra’s airport terminal. However, pre […]

Art, Not Apart Gave Canberra a Bit of a Shake Over The Weekend

Annual Canberra arts festival, Art, Not Apart, was on a mission to shake things up last weekend, with curators’ intent […]

My Hot Air Ballooning Adventure

Let’s make it compulsory for all of the Canberra-haters to jump in a wicker basket and float 500 meters above […]