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I Heard It Through The Grape Vine

Wine making, to wine connoisseurs, has always been known as an art form. The wine making industry has evolved from humble foot stomping beginnings, and has developed into a technical, artistic and scientific process. From the moments the fresh grapes are harvested to the sip you take after a long day, there are a lot […]

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A Buddhist life

A Buddhist life

Development of Quang Minh Temple over the Maribyrnong River, Melbourne. Source: DieantArt By Khoi Tung Ngo I am a Buddhist but I confess I know little about my religion. My travel to local temples is a start to my path of enlightenment as I take a step into the life of a monk, exploring themes […]

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Loose at the Moose

  In 2013, on a rainy and dark morning in Paris, I arrived at a youth hostel. I handed over my passport to check in, tired and grumpy from the 30+ hours of travelling. The French man behind the desk read the passport and exclaimed excitedly: “Ah Canberra… Mooseheads!” Such is the legend of ‘The […]

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Struggling with the misfortune of others

Paris. A city so beautiful from afar. The streets are vibrant, the culture is rich, its people are proud and the architecture is unforgettable. However, if you choose to look past its magnificent façade, Paris reveals another side of humanity, writes Isaac Nowroozi. When I first arrived in Paris, I was blind to its poverty. […]

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I am a survivor

At a time of ongoing hostility towards refugees’ arrival in Australia, it is more important than ever to see the issue through the eyes of those deepest affected. Eliza Walker tells the story of a woman who emigrated from war-torn Slovenia to Australia by boat in the 1950s, recounting her experiences of survival and extensive […]

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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, […]

Risking his life for his health

Fares Yousef Ahmed is a 21-year-old student at Qatar University. He is slight, at 57kg, but he hasn’t always been. […]

Q&A With Rami Sultan

Meet Rami Sultan. His huge smile and positive outlook are the first thing you will notice. Rami grew up in […]

Laith Mofleh, Gaza Refugee Camp Volunteer

To Australian audiences, refugee success stories are usually framed by the generous efforts of Westerners in a foreign country. They travel to the country in […]

Walking the talk: it’s not over for Beki Smith

Beki Smith doing the hard training yards along Lake Burley Griffin Source: Instagram/Beki Smith By Rochelle Riley Beki Smith was ready […]

I Heard It Through The Grape Vine

Wine making, to wine connoisseurs, has always been known as an art form. The wine making industry has evolved from […]

A Buddhist life

Development of Quang Minh Temple over the Maribyrnong River, Melbourne. Source: DieantArt By Khoi Tung Ngo I am a Buddhist […]