BY: Tim Matthews | University of Sydney This article contains material that may be disturbing to some readers. Former Nine Network reporter Ben McCormack was sentenced to a three-year good behaviour bond today after pleading guilty to two counts of transmitting, publishing or promoting child pornography. McCormack, under the username “oz4skinboi”, had chatted for some months via Skype […]
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This Saturday, Queenslanders will go to the ballot box for an election. One of the biggest issues is the controversial Carmichael coal mine proposed by Indian mining giant Adani. Here’s what it means for Queensland, Australia and the world if the mine goes ahead. </p> Madeleine De Gabriele, Deputy Editor: Energy + Environment, The Conversation; […]
BY: Heather Douglas, The University of Queensland Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data released this week as part of the Personal Safety Study (PSS) reveals 16% of Australian women have experienced partner violence. The 2016 PSS was conducted across Australia and surveyed around 21,000 people about their experience of violence. The PSS was last run […]
AUTHOR: Kim Wilson, Macquarie University A FEW years ago, my then four-year-old daughter came home from preschool wanting to know who the soldiers were and why they died. As a history teacher for nearly two decades, I thought I had it covered. This was my moment to shine as a parent and educator. Unfortunately, I […]
AUTHORS: David Tuffley, Griffith University and Bela Stantic, Griffith University WITH just a few days to go before the postal vote closes on the same-sex marriage issue, there are plenty of strong opinions on all sides of the debate. Our detailed study of the opinions expressed on Twitter shows the result could be a narrow defeat […]
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