Seeing is Believing: Why Representation Matters

As representation continues to be a hot-button issue across all mediums, it can be difficult to see the non-politicised side of the picture. While...

Lord Howe Island under threat of rising temperatures

In 2019 Lord Howe Island’s unique natural treasures were in peril from climate change. On election day three years on, the threat has grown...

Newsroom: Election 2022 special with James Booth and Michael Koziol

Washington-based campaign manager James Booth joined Michael Koziol, Sydney editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, in the Newsroom last week to answer student questions...

A third of LGBTI people surveyed say police are homophobic

One in three LGBTI people describe New South Wales and Queensland Police as homophobic or transphobic, according to recently published research. The survey of LGBTI...

We don’t have a voice, 200 years on’: Noel Pearson and...

Australian lawyer and Indigenous land rights activist Noel Pearson joined former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating last month in a discussion on reconciliation and...

Newsroom: Mike Reilley shares tips on digital journalism

Mike Reilley is a lecturer in Communication at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago, where he teaches...

Labor’s risky bet on Fowler

Labor has taken a gamble in its attempt to move Labor deputy leader of the Upper House Kristina Keneally to the House of Representatives...

Baby Bird: death, loss and the illusion of life

This project, Baby bird, began as a deep dive into taxidermy birds (cockatiels specifically) and into loss present in my own childhood. Having owned...

Newsroom: Ukraine Crisis

The Newsroom kicked off this year with two special guests giving their time to Department of Media and Communications and SLAM students to answer...

Podcast: Masters and Apprentices

A Japanese master of Aikido, a French master chef, an Australian master builder, a master of the Shakuhachi : Masters and teachers can take...

A Drive Down Apathy Lane: Voter Abstention in Democratic Nations

“Good morning, this is BBC news breakfast,” the voice declares with typical British deftness. “We are two weeks out from an historic general election.” Ever...

Podcast: A noodle soup

Food is the most routine yet special thing that could remind us about the place and people back in time, with just a taste...

Comfort in history: Foucault’s guide to mental illness

“Just want you to fill out this form.” Disinterested, she passes me a pen and a form with rows of boxes. How I answer these...

Podcast: Releasing Steam

A self-proclaimed cooking enthusiast comes to the alarming realisation that she doesn’t know how to make any food from her home country as a first...

Sarajevo’s solace

An early memory of growing up in Sarajevo flashes from my days in kindergarten less than a decade after the 1423-day siege the city...

How calligraphy gave Jingbo Ho a second go at life

“I'm 85 years old, but I think my life is still wonderful and full now, and that's what calligraphy gives me." When Jingbo Ho talks...

Voices on the air, on the edge

“It’s taken a lot of lamingtons and raffle tickets to get to where we are now.” David Lewis is proudly patting an elaborate switchboard surrounded...

Newsroom: Dave Donovan, Independent Australia

David Donovan is the creator and publisher of Independent Australia, which he started in June 2010. It is now one of Australia's most popular independent online news...

Meet the new generation of China’s digital entertainers

A new wave of youthful entertainers is breaking with the entertainment industry's traditional model of chasing dreams through live streaming. The world's video streaming industry...

Scott Morrison promises gas-fuelled recovery for Kurri Kurri

I drive into Kurri Kurri northwards from Sydney. It's a familiar suburban canvas of plain-Jane weatherboard houses and rusty clotheslines. People speak in abbreviations...

Beautiful World, Where Are You

Same, Same but....different? Maddison Boyling considers the familiar and the new in Sally Rooney's latest release Beautiful World, Where Are You ticks all the...