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  • Why scammers are swindling Australians out of millions. You could be next.

    Why scammers are swindling Australians out of millions. You could be next.

    By Tom Watson and Michelle Vo, As Bindy Lanning sits down at a cramped table in an inner city café, she finds she has her mobile within reach and her laptop is in her bag. A university student and part-time worker at a large electronics retailer, Bindy is the epitome of a young and technologically skilled Australian. Unfortunately for her […]

     
  • Aboriginal heritage site destroyed for Sydney light rail

    Aboriginal heritage site destroyed for Sydney light rail

    By Jessica Hill, More than 22,000 artefacts have been removed from an Aboriginal heritage site discovered during construction of the Light Rail stabling yards in Randwick. David Shoebridge, Greens MP and heritage spokesman, said the NSW Government has destroyed the Aboriginal heritage site by removing artefacts from the landscape. “Aboriginal heritage and the artefacts themselves get meaning within a landscape.” […]

     
  • Dyslexia and Poetry: Words that Wear a High Vis. Vest

    Dyslexia and Poetry: Words that Wear a High Vis. Vest

    “My mother would read comic books to me at night,” says Phillip Schultz, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2007. “I had a tutor and that wasn’t working, so I realised I’d have to teach myself,” he adds, laughing briefly.   He’s chatting on the phone from the New York Writers’ Centre, where it’s late afternoon.  How did he […]

     
  • Singing For The Soul

    Singing For The Soul

    By Laurel Shaw-Adams, It may be 10 degrees outside on a rainy Sydney evening, but the atmosphere in Pitt Street Uniting Church, where the community choir With One Voice holds its weekly rehearsal, is warm. There is a piano at the front of the pews, with some 40 people gathered around. Robert Teicher, the tall, flamboyant conductor, plays All That […]

     
  • My feminist stalker

    My feminist stalker

    By Hannah Bent, Two years ago, I became friends with Joe, a high profile arts personality. Joe has a strong image in the public eye as a feminist. He is a well respected and highly valued member of the arts community and has spent much of his career outwardly supporting women. Having worked as a carer in his youth, he […]

     
  • Hani leaves Somalia for a better future

    Hani leaves Somalia for a better future

    By Remedios Varga-Taylor, Being a teenager is a volatile time with awkwardness and an emergent independence making life confusing. Hani Abdile was 16 when her parents gave her to a family friend, who was also a people smuggler. Hani, now 18, lives in a quiet Sydney suburb. It’s a very different life to her family’s nomadic tribal life in Somalia. […]

     
  • Freedom of choice: the pressure of risky decisions for HSC students

    Freedom of choice: the pressure of  risky decisions for HSC students

    By: Lily Cardis,  Sitting in the office of one of his many businesses, one would never guess the personal struggles and hard work it took entrepreneur Daniel Baldock, 26, to find a career path that suited his way of working. He did not get a good result in the HSC; it came not as a reflection of lack of intelligence or effort, but […]

     
 
 
 

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