‘People felt totally trapped’: what it’s like to be a pensioner renting privately as Australia’s housing costs soar.
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On today's episode, Alan Morris shares some of the deeply moving stories he heard when he set out to interview older Australians in private rental accommodation and social housing about loneliness.
Warmer oceans are contributing to more frequent tropical cyclones.
Apple's decision to end iTunes for its new desktop operating system is an attempt to retain and regain market share from rival media platforms.
In Ghana, backpackers often don't feel safe. Upgrading technology can solve this problem.
Investigative reporter Louise Milligan on Cardinal Pell and redactions in the Royal Commission’s report
The Conversation55.2 MB (download)
When the royal commission handed down its massive report in late 2017, several sections were redacted until after any legal proceedings against Cardinal Pell were concluded.
Foraging is a crucial part of many diets and should not be discouraged.
A panel of academic experts assess Narendra Modi's victory in the final episode of our India Tomorrow series.
It's much easier for people to access fatty, salty food than it is to find healthier options.
Facebook’s Mia Garlick on how Australian politicians are using social media.
The Conversation44.8 MB (download)
Today's Media Files podcast examines the role of social media in election campaigns, including the spread of 'fake news' and foreign political interference.
Black women face a number of challenges in trying to become scientists.
Richard Eccleston on the electoral mood in Tasmania
University of Tasmania political science professor, Richard Eccleston, says a lack of a coherent energy policy could count against the Coalition in the island state.
Nimbin before and after: local voices on how the 1973 Aquarius Festival changed a town forever.
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The stories shared with you today are drawn from consultations and interviews with more than 60 Nimbin residents, Aquarius Festival participants and Indigenous elders.
The stories I share with you today are drawn from consultations and interviews with more than 60 Nimbin residents, Aquarius Festival participants and Indigenous elders.
This is transcript of part four of the India Tomorrow series from The Anthill podcast, on women and gender politics in India.
🎧 Part 4 of India Tomorrow digs into what life is like for women in India.
‘Labor will win this election. I think that’s virtually unquestionable’: political scientist Andy Marks on #AusVotes2019 and the key issues in NSW.
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We are but a few weeks from a federal election, and the way the political wind is blowing may depend on what state you're in.
The myth of ‘the Queensland voter’, Australia’s trust deficit, and the path to Indigenous recognition.
The Conversation122 MB (download)
Today, an election-themed episode about some of the biggest policy questions Australia faces, featuring Indigenous academic lawyer Eddie Synot and political scientist Anne Tiernan.
Mukurtu: an online dilly bag for keeping Indigenous digital archives safe.
The Conversation71.5 MB (download)
Mukurtu - Warumungu word meaning 'dilly bag' or a safe keeping place for sacred materials - is an online system helping Indigenous people conserve photos, songs and other digital archives.
"Fake news" even rears its head in academic spaces.
To fight fake news, it's crucial that science is spread in an understandable way.