Monash University’s 2017 New York Field School has been an eye-opening opportunity for journalism, media and communications Masters students, who provided this picture essay on their experience.
A welcome expansion of the Headspace network failed to provide anything for Monash – an area in desperate need of more support for youth mental health. CALLAN NORMAN reports.
Can a woman who wears a niqāb (face veil) be an acceptable member of Australian society? GABRIELLE COLE gets both sides of the story.
Environmental activist Sea Shepherd is worried that the East Timorese government won’t do enough to stop Chinese fishing boats poaching large numbers of sharks from within its maritime borders. HAYLEY McKENNA reports
The Socceroos face three teams in the top 12, but remain optimistic about their team’s chance of progressing out of the groups stage for the first time since 2006. TAS MAVRIDIS reports.
Young amateur filmmaker Charlee Hawkes is trying to make her way in an industry not always supportive of woman in the major creative roles. THOMAS RANDALL talks to a young woman with a strong vision.
Banyule City Council has banned balloons at council events during the festival season because of the environmental impact on local wildlife.
Jay Chapman and Jeremy James are two dads who have twin children born through a surrogate in India. In this short documentary, LUCY HOLMES explores their joyful story.
Melbourne City Council will this week decide on a new set of guidelines for buskers, with major consequences for non-musician performers. CHARLEE HAWKES reports.
One of India’s biggest police forces have started a social media campaign to reduce the sexual assault and harassment of women. HIMMAT SHALIGRAM reports.
Two-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey Corey Brown will be flying the green and gold Australian colours at the International Jockeys’ Challenge in South Africa this Sunday. AMELIA LIM reports.
Mental health in the Latrobe Valley has declined as crime rates have grown. NICHOLAS DUCK reports.
Despite many opportunities over the decades, Australia waited until a few weeks ago to launch a space agency. JOEL MURUGIAH looks at the complicated history.
Hospitality venues are being asked to demonstrate zero tolerance for sexual harassment by signing the Respect is the Rule pledge. NELL O’SHEA CARRE reports
More and more young women are choosing not to have children, but doctors are often unwilling to listen. MATILDA BOSELEY explores a subject that raises big ethical questions.
Inner city residents struggling with space have found a novel solution to a waste problem. LILLI STEVENS reports.
Gym-goers are questioning the safety of 24-hour gyms after a deadly incident at a Brisbane gym recently.
With the result of the public vote on same-sex marriage to be announced tomorrow, the focus has never been stronger on the interaction of Christianity and sexuality. JAMES OANA talks to people in the middle of that conflict.