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Q&A: Jacob White – Marriage Equality Campaigner

Jacob White is the ACT field director for the marriage equality campaign. His efforts in promoting the love between two people and the hardships he faced while campaigning helped Australia make history in 2017 with 62% of voters saying “Yes” in the national plebiscite. It has been five months since the Same-sex marriage bill passed in Parliament and […]

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International Workers Memorial Day 2018

Hundreds gathered at the Workers Memorial in Parkes on the 28th of April to mourn those who had died in the workplace. It was an emotional event that was attended by workers, union officials and politicians all trying to raise awareness for safety in the workplace. “Mourn for the dead, fight like hell for the living” […]

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The Ups and Downs of Netflix’s “Trump: An American Dream”

Trump: An American Dream is a British-produced episodic documentary that explores the U.S. President’s early days as a tenacious businessman reaching heights his father never dreamed of all the way up to his decision to run for the most powerful office in the world. Originally airing on the UK’S Channel 4 back in 2017, the […]

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Canberra Palm Sunday Refugee Rally Remains Largest, Sees More Student Groups March

On the 25th of March, Australia’s support for refugees was demonstrated in the annual Palm Sunday Rally, with new contingents and larger student turnout. The Palm Sunday Rally sees groups of Australians march to show solidarity with refugees detained by the Australian government. It takes place annually around Australia on the 25th March, also known as ‘Palm Sunday‘, a […]

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Q&A: Jazmeen Avesta, Deputy Director of Change the Frame

  Jazmeen Avesta is a founding member, and Deputy Director of  Change the Frame. It’s a new, youth led, non-government organisation (NGO) tackling issues relating to gender inequality within Australian society. Tessa Grimes met with Jazmeen who explains the work of “Change the Frame”, what it aims to achieve and how it’s different from any other NGO dealing with […]

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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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The Halal Snack Pack: Religious tolerance in a polystyrene box

In 2015, a delicious phenomenon revolving around the humble little kebab shop began to emerge online. The Halal Snack Pack has become a symbol of the acceptance of Islam in modern Australia. Known as ‘HSP’ for short, it is a simple dish of crispy chips, kebab meat, melted cheese, and drizzled sauce, served in a […]

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BroadAgenda launches at the University of Canberra

On International Women’s Day, 50/50 by 2030 Foundation director, Virginia Haussegger AM, officially launched the foundation’s new blog, BroadAgenda, at the University of Canberra. The launch of BroadAgenda, on March 08, was attended by a mix of University of Canberra students and staff, including Vice Chancellor, Deep Saini, who spoke at the event. BroadAgenda is an […]

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NowUC News Monday

A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Student anger at lack of UC parking Jobs under threat in the greyhound industry, and Floriade organisers claim success despite criticisms

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NowUC News Thursday

  A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Locals push for a Murrumbateman school Park running takes the Capital by storm, and Tourists flock to Floriade.

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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, […]

Penalties – the ‘new’ normal

By Etta McEwan Penalties bring about three things, controversy, criticism, and conversation. And after week one of the 2018 FIFA […]

Brazil leave it until injury time to score 2-0 win over Costa Rica

Brazil 2 (Coutinho 90’ + 1, Neymar 90’ + 7) Costa Rica 0 By Caleb Mitchell A persistent Brazil has […]

Serbia’s hopes hang by a thread after 2-1 loss Switzerland

Serbia 1 (Mitrovic 5’) Switzerland 2 (Xhaka 52’, Shaqiri 90’) By Laurence Kelson Switzerland has come from behind to steal […]

Musa brace keeps Nigeria’s World Cup campaign alive

Nigeria 2 (Musa 49’, 75’) Iceland 0 PHOTO! Musa wheels away as he celebrates his goal. Nigeria 1-0 Iceland #SoarSuperEagles […]

The World Cup Show podcast – Episode 2

Everyone can’t stop talking about VAR. Nor can we, so we’ve called in the video technology expert, Dr Roland Goecke […]

Argentina face elimination after Croatian catastrophe

Argentina 0 Croatia 3 (Rebic 53’, Modric 80′, Rakitic 90+1’) By Jakob Gisik Argentina is on the brink of elimination […]