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An F/A-18 Hornet breaking the sound barrier. Wikimedia Commons

Riverfire, sonic awe and the pornography of war

Fly-bys by RAAF Super Hornets and army helicopters are a noisy finale to the Brisbane Festival. While many find this sound awe-inspiring, what of those with lived experience of war?
Interspecies relationships can help traumatised animals form healthy attachments. Sugarshine animal sactuary

Hugs, drugs and choices: helping traumatised animals

Animals have complex experiences of trauma. Treating them is very similar to dealing with humans, requiring compassion, calm and common sense.
Residents are rescued in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, August 15, 2016. Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

Kids and disasters: How to help them recover

It's not uncommon for kids to experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress after a disaster. With thousands of children affected by Hurricane Harvey, how can parents help kids bounce back?

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