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Small Axe, Big Tree

Small grassroots organisations are slowly chipping away at the huge problem of Aboriginal deaths in custody in Australia. “I’d like to acknowledge the Gadigal people...

Refugee children in the Middle East left homeless during the Pandemic

Humanitarian organisations say stateless refugee children are ‘not treated as humans, but numbers’ Médecins Sans Frontières is among humanitarian organisations calling for help as a...

Visualising COVID-19 – the challenge for data researchers

" Visuals are essentials. Sadly, there is a real human tragedy behind the statistics, the way we design and structure the narratives should account...

COVID-19 would “spread like wildfire” in prisons say legal advocates

Overcrowding and social isolation leave prisoners vulnerable to COVID-19 but NSW Corrective Services has no plans to release prisoners on early parole. The NSW Government...

NSW Koala Inquiry: How are Populations and Habitats Faring after the...

The impacts of bushfires, land clearing and forest logging were key concerns during the NSW Upper House Inquiry into Koala Populations and Habitat, writes...

Fighting for Justice: Indigenous schemes reduce youth crime

Contributor: Marco Stojanovik Marco Stojanovik looks at programs that aim to keep Indigenous kids out of the justice system. “Alright everybody, same combo: double jab, left,...

Symptom of a larger sickness — COVID-19 racism against Asian-Australians

Racism is a destructive infestation that crawls under the surface of Australia’s image of a ‘multicultural’ society. It only takes a spark to re-ignite the...

Coronavirus lockdowns lead to fears of ‘substantial’ economic impact for our...

The coronavirus crisis will have significant economic consequences for Papua New Guinea, says CARE International. Justine McMahon, CARE’s country director for PNG, said the lockdowns...

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....

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