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Out of the visa holders surveyed, 76% said access to the visa was an important factor in their decision to study in Australia. from shutterstock.com

Australia’s temporary graduate visa attracts international students, but many find it hard to get work in their field

A recent study on the impacts of the 485 visa (which lets international students work temporarily in Australia after graduating) found it attracts many students here. But the outcomes are mixed.
Grandparents grieve for their child and their stillborn grandchild, a grief we need to acknowledge. from www.shutterstock.com

When a baby is stillborn, grandparents are hit with ‘two lots of grief’. Here’s how we can help

The world's first study of how grandmothers experience the death of their stillborn grandchild exposes a unique kind of grief. But there are many ways we can support them.
A government-commissioned report estimated that South Australia’s ban on genetically modified crops cost canola growers A$33 million since 2004. Greenpeace/AAP Image

GM crops: to ban or not to ban? That’s not the question

South Australia has lifted its moratorium on GM crops, while Tasmania has extended its ban. But the question should no longer be a simple binary of being "for" or "against" GM technology.
Most people cry when they’re feeling sad, or when they are having big feelings. from www.pixabay.com

Curious Kids: why do we cry?

Crying is something everyone does sometimes -- an expert in the history of emotions explains why people cry to express their feelings.
According to the ABC, newly elected MP Gladys Liu is tied to an organisation that’s part of the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front, which exerts influence among the Chinese diaspora. Mick Tsikas/AAP

Inside China’s vast influence network – how it works, and the extent of its reach in Australia

United Front's mission is to unite those who can help the Communist Party achieve its goals and neutralise its critics. This includes many influential members of the Chinese diaspora.
The damaging effects of housing disadvantage on people’s mental health can persist even years after their housing situation improves. Lovely Bird/Shutterstock

Poor housing leaves its mark on our mental health for years to come

The difficulties for people facing housing disadvantage don't end as soon as their situation improves. They are at higher risk of poorer mental health years or even decades later.
Martin Sheen in the original Apocalypse Now. A new director’s cut of the film is being released this week – but is this self-indulgence or part of the artistic process? IMDB

From Star Wars to Apocalypse Now, director’s cuts are all the rage. But do they make the films any better?

Francis Ford Coppola's 'final cut' of Apocalypse Now hits Australian cinemas this week. He joins a long list of directors who endlessly tinker with their work. But does it add anything to the films?

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