Retro Surf Comp 2017 raises thousands for refugee families

Crisp skies, low winds and glassy waves, for the last 11 years, the first weekend of May has turned on some of the best surf conditions for the Annual Retro Surf Comp and Beach Clean Up. A group of tight-knit mates wax up their single fin surfboards and pull out their...
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UOW Unibar praised for environmentally friendly waste management

A new organic waste disposal machine has seen the University of Wollongong’s Unibar lead the way in environmentally friendly waste management. The use of the machine has been implemented as a result of a “bin trim audit” on UOW Pulse in late 2016....
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5 Apps you’ll want to download right now

Can’t do life? You can bet that there’s an app out there to help you. Long gone are the days of organising yourself between the pages of a Kiki-K diary, apps have taken over almost every aspect of organising our lives. Need your room cleaned? There’s...
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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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5 Apps you’ll want to download right now

Can’t do life? You can bet that there’s an app out there to help you. Long gone are the days of organising yourself between the pages of a Kiki-K diary, apps have taken over almost every aspect of organising our lives. Need your room cleaned? There’s...

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...

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