More support services for sexual abuse in regional Victoria

A new research from LaTrobe University highlights the struggles rural and regional victim survivors face. The study, conducted along with the Centre Against Sexual Violence Central Victoria, shows how rural and regional women are revictimised, and why the numbers in these areas are higher. If the content of this story brings any concern to you, …

More support services for sexual abuse in regional Victoria Read More »

Sudanese community pledges government for more funding in aid

More than a dozen organisations are asking Foreign Minister Penny Wong to commit more humanitarian aid for Sudan. The organisations, including the Australian Council for International Development and the Sudanese Australian Advocacy Network, say Australia is lagging behind its counterparts like the UK and Canada in funding aid for the African country. Image: Image Credit: …

Sudanese community pledges government for more funding in aid Read More »

The Alliance of Sahel States: Implications for West Africa

Last year, the Alliance of Sahel States emerged as a new mutual defence pact in West Africa following political disputes with regional organisation, the Economic Community of West African States. The alliance comprises of three junta-led nations: Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger who together declared their withdrawal from ECOWAS. So why have these states decided …

The Alliance of Sahel States: Implications for West Africa Read More »

Hair could be a sustainable energy source: research

Ground breaking research has found human hair could be the key to developing more sustainable energy resources and eliminating biowaste. The research has found human hair can be broken down into a sustainable resource it could one day power devices, such as cars. Image: Photo by Thgusstavo Santana: https://www.pexels.com/photo/men-having-their-haircut-1813272/ Produced By: Remy Naughton Featured In …

Hair could be a sustainable energy source: research Read More »

Award-winning podcast brings alive Yuggera history and language

When Karina Hogan and Jenae Tien met while working at ABC Brisbane, they hit it off straight away despite their different backgrounds. Little did they know, a few years later their joint project Bloodlines to Country, a podcast on the language and cultural heritage of the Yuggera people, would be winning awards. In their podcast – …

Award-winning podcast brings alive Yuggera history and language Read More »