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Medevac: will medical evacuations of asylum seekers weaken our borders?

Contributor: Cindy Cameronne | Once again, the familiar cry of “stop the boats” has entered an Australian election campaign. This time the government isn’t talking about...

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...

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,...

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...

Council grants program to boost Sydney’s struggling music scene

Contributor: Rasiha Eminoglu  The Inner West Council announced its new Live Music Grants program last month, in a bid to boost the Inner West’s live...

Adani mine and climate change dominate forum

Contributor: Eve Lollback Climate Change revealed itself as the most critical issue for the 40 residents who attended the Sydney electorate candidate forum at the...

Young, unconventional and keen to serve

Contributor: Maria Gil | Before Matthew Thompson became the Green’s candidate for the Sydney electorate he was a scared queer youth living below the poverty...

Lord Howe Island’s unique treasures flag climate change for Sydney voters

Contirbutor: Jen Grinham Sydney’s iconic cityscape defines its electorate, but few realise the pristine forests and coral reefs of Lord Howe Island are also part...

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 Stolen Generation Y

Contributor: Esme Mathis Indigenous children continue to be overrepresented in the foster care system, despite the Bringing Them Home Report celebrating its twentieth anniversary this...

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