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Report finds strip-search of minors unlawful but no strong action suggested

Contributor: Tim Piccione The NSW police watchdog has found strip-searches conducted on four juveniles at music festivals were unlawful according to a report released yesterday....

From Germany with love: A COVID-19 update from Cologne

Contributor: Mareike Bire There are more than 50,000 active cases of COVID-19 in Germany as of today, according to data from the John Hopkins University....

The long way home

Contributor: Joseph Johnson Through crime, addiction and loss, SubConscious Records trace their fraught journey from crew to family. “I’ve seen a lot of crews come and...

Childhood cancer survivors suffer for life

Contributor Isabella Bradford Every year in Australia 950 children aged 0-19 years are diagnosed with some form of cancer. In 2012, Ashleigh Bradford, now aged...

Slavery in civilised Australia: Dreams of a better life end in...

Stowaways risk their lives to get through the border, hoping to escape poverty and suffering. But their illegal identities do...

Lights, Camera…RepresentAsian

Contributor: Victoria Lonergan Why the key to Australia’s on-screen diversity lies behind the writers room With Crazy Rich Asians, Fresh off the Boat and The Farewell,...

The right to squeal: farmers versus activists

Contributor: Marco Stojanovik A new law to protect farmers from trespass has gotten civil liberty groups up in arms,...

Congratulations Michael Koziol

We are delighted to hear that former MECO student Michael Koziol has just won the PRINT/TEXT NEWS REPORT Walkley. Michael Koziol and Jennifer Duke, The Sydney Morning...

The last place open

Contributor Tim Piccione Many experiences can define a night out in Sydney’s Inner West suburb of Newtown: sitting in the Courthouse beer garden until close; drinking...

‘Legitimise their right to respond’ insists Justice Action on prisoner pen-pal...

Contributor: Rhea L Nath Australia’s prisoners are using an interactive website to share their stories and claim miscarriages of justice. iExpress, the website by community...

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