Black, White and Khaki – A story of an Indigenous Warrior

Under the command of the Commonwealth, the Australian Infantry Force lost 39,652 sons and daughters in the Second World War. Frank Richard Archibald was one of them. A proud Gumbaynggirr man killed on the battlefields of Papua New Guinea on November 24th, 1942. His...
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Little Free Library at Menangle re-inspiring a love of reading.

Nestled in the tiny village of Menangle, an innovative reading project is encouraging residents to return to books and a love of reading. The project titled “Little Free Library” is operated by primary school teacher and literacy coordinator Laura Egan-Burt. Mrs Burt...
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Nepali Dreaming

Most American college students are more focussed on getting good grades than travelling the world. But Spyridon Ziangos just wants to live a life that makes him happy. Audio by Eva...
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Kurt – Emotional History of the Illawarra

Trisomy 13 is a chromosomal abnormality that affects one in every 10,000 newborns. One mother reveals her heartache over losing her baby son to chance. By Renae...
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Estrangement – Emotional History of the Illawarra

Juliane enjoyed a very close bond with her father for much of her childhood. However, a number of events changed their relationship irrevocably. By Daniel...
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7 #PRESSFREEDOM Facts

Australian journalist Peter Greste and his two Al Jazeera colleagues Mohaned Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were denied bail again last week, after their sixth appearance in court. Four months since their arrest, they are still being detained for alleged links to a...
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9 fails to make the Fin feel better

Australian Financial Review readers in Western Australia were greeted to an error-laden front page over the weekend after someone “pressed a wrong button”. An early draft was published instead of the final layout, leaving some awkward fill-in text. The...
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Fear of stuttering

We are all different, and it is our differences that unite us. Should we try to hide it? Airynna can’t hide hers – it is on display every time she opens her mouth. By Mel...
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Beards, Beards, Beards

There’s no doubt the beard has undergone a resurgence in public appreciation. Women and men everywhere are swooning over hairy-man faces – just ask science. A study conducted last year by the University of New South Wales found that women prefer men with heavy...
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Rwandan Genocide: Lessons for international community remain

On the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, UOW research fellow Dr Deborah Mayersen said the international community still has work to do to honour the victims of the tragedy. The Rwandan genocide took place for roughly 100 days from 7 April, 1994 to mid-July,...
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7 #PRESSFREEDOM Facts

Australian journalist Peter Greste and his two Al Jazeera colleagues Mohaned Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were denied bail again last week, after their sixth appearance in court. Four months since their arrest, they are still being detained for alleged links to a...

9 fails to make the Fin feel better

Australian Financial Review readers in Western Australia were greeted to an error-laden front page over the weekend after someone “pressed a wrong button”. An early draft was published instead of the final layout, leaving some awkward fill-in text. The...

Beards, Beards, Beards

There’s no doubt the beard has undergone a resurgence in public appreciation. Women and men everywhere are swooning over hairy-man faces – just ask science. A study conducted last year by the University of New South Wales found that women prefer men with heavy...

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