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Politics & Society


Is this summer a moment of truth for France?

As we head into the Paris Olympics, has the dream been compromised, even ruined, by other upheavals in France’s fevered summer?

Jasmine Seymour teaching Dharug langauge in a classroom


What education for Indigenous Futures could look like

As NAIDOC week celebrates the theme 'Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud', the conditions are ripe for increased First Language learning across Australia’s schools

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Health & Medicine

It's time to improve employment for Australians with disability

New research finds that for people with disability, working in a job that's a good match for their skills and needs can improve mental health. But the reverse is also true

Old map from the 1600's

Politics & Society

The stories hidden in maps

Maps tell stories, help discovery, provoke discussion and can change the way we understand our world. Welcome to Map of the Month

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Health & Medicine

Daily decisions can reduce the carbon footprint of our health sector

The Healthcare Carbon Lab aims to reduce carbon emissions in our health sector by measuring carbon-emitting procedures and products, while still delivering quality care

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Arts & Culture

‘The more you tell a story, the stronger the story becomes’

Indigenous-led songwriting is helping to celebrate cultural knowledge, revitalise language and improve wellbeing in a remote community in the central Kimberley

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Health & Medicine

Access to e-cigarettes will improve Australia’s health

For existing smokers, swapping tobacco for e-cigarettes with nicotine may improve their health. It could also mean a net health gain for Australia, if it weren’t illegal

Woman looking at a product taken from a shelf at a chemist

Health & Medicine



Corporations are putting profits above the safety of women. And it's evil

The pelvic mesh scandal is an example of the evil of selling unsafe products. The law can and should do something about it

Animation of train travelling through train station at night with a map of Melbourne stations over the night sky

Politics & Society

Is Melbourne really a 24-hour city if public transport stops?

Sometimes Melbourne’s public transport goes dark. Our Map of the Month shows it makes life hard – even dangerous – for those in our night-time economy

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Health & Medicine



Pill testing is the right choice

The Victorian government’s decision to introduce drug testing demonstrates it takes its duty to prevent harm seriously

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