The handicap of tea and scones

What group is against petroleum exploration licenses on agricultural land, lobbies to resolve female homelessness in Australia and put 'best before' dates on food jars? Is it Lock The Gate? Is it the Australian Consumers Association? Is it Shelter? In fact, it's The...

Has the sun set on Australian surfing?

Image sourced from 7News   The dominance of Australian competitive surfing has diminished in the last decade. The sun and sand culture of Australia has produced multiple world surfing champions and for a time, these athletes of green and gold were perched at the...

‘Unfinished business’: the campaign to save Willow Grove

Content warning: this story contains discussion of colonial violence and other themes that may be distressing to First Peoples of Australia. The New South Wales Government announced in 2015 it planned to relocate the Powerhouse Museum to Western Sydney. The backlash...

A most wholesome and continentally-isolated streamer

In the gaming world, Australia couldn’t be more isolated. A comparatively tiny, mostly English-speaking, pocket of the world that shares timezones only with Asia, and which is practically a universe unto itself in video games and streaming. How does someone not only...

Local woman and her charity bettering lives across the globe

A Helensburgh woman is changing lives in Africa as her charity celebrates the success of the opening of its second school and sets its sights on new impactful projects. Sayari Nyuki charity founder Maeve Turner, 21 partnered with Tanzanian non-government organisation...

The teacher who dislikes school

Alan Poole is not your average high school teacher. He has a complicated relationship with authority, an alternative view of education and a deep dislike of the physical and metaphorical four walls of the classroom. Currently teaching in the Kimberley Region of...

Sussex Inlet student photographer captures his family’s battle with bushfire ‘Beast’

"Through December 2019 and January 2020, the Currowan and Tianjara bushfires threatened our family home near Sussex Inlet on the South Coast of New South Wales. Through these images, my intention has been to capture the personal emotion of the event and also the...

Reducing food waste for climate change

Students have been encouraged to take on the challenge of reducing food waste as part of Global Climate Change week at the University of Wollongong. The ‘Eco Food Challenge’ is a four-day program run by the Illawarra Public Health Society and UOW Nutrition and...

Fight against stigma of the Wollongong LGBTQIA+ community

  With the help of education and an open mind, the University of Wollongong’s support group ‘Allsorts’ and the Queer AF organisation have given students the opportunity to be themselves by providing a safe place in the community. The Allsorts Queer representative...

Healthy lifestyle, healthy mind: WHO reveals guidelines on dementia prevention

He lived in the same house for over 40 years, but couldn’t remember what street it was on. His wife passed away four years ago, but he often didn’t know why she never responded when he called her name in the middle of the night. According to Alfred Price, watching his...
Oz-Tag titles tear at the national loyalty heart-strings

Oz-Tag titles tear at the national loyalty heart-strings

When Richard received a call offering him a spot in the Greek national Oz-Tag team it didn't cross his mind he wasn't Greek. He took the opportunity and was ecstatic to be a non-heritage player. His wife, Loshni, said she was proud to know her husband was good enough...

The handicap of tea and scones

The handicap of tea and scones

What group is against petroleum exploration licenses on agricultural land, lobbies to resolve female homelessness in Australia and put 'best before' dates on food jars? Is it Lock The Gate? Is it the Australian Consumers Association? Is it Shelter? In fact, it's The...