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Victorian universities flag concerns about international student caps

The University of Melbourne and Monash University commissioned an analysis of the impacts of the proposed caps.

Putting newspapers behind bars
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Putting newspapers behind bars

Should NDIS fund sexual services
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The debate over sexual services and the NDIS

Cheaper Uber fares
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Uber rides to be cheaper from August

Cheaper Uber fares will come into place next month, but drivers say they’ll be unfairly impacted by the change.

People walk through a city street carrying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags.
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It’s the 50th NAIDOC Week. Here’s what you need to know.

NAIDOC week is about recognising the history, cultures and achievements of First Nations people.

Communication Minister Michelle Rowland speaks to media.
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World-first dating app code of conduct signed

The world’s most popular dating apps have agreed to a new industry code of conduct to keep Australians safer online.

Would you work a six day week?
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Why some workers in Greece have a six day working week

Inside Australia's Social Media Inquiry
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Inside Australia’s Social Media Inquiry

Julian Assange released
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How Julian Assange became a free man

Same-sex marriage will be legalised in Thailand after its Parliament voted in favour of marriage equality.
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Thailand will be first South East Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage

It’s the first time a South East Asian country has passed marriage equality laws.

A person looks at their phone. They are silhouetted in the foreground with a river in the background.
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Should social media have warning labels?

U.S. Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy said it was “essential” that lawmakers act with “speed and urgency” to address the impact of social media on a “youth mental health crisis.”

First Nations group celebrate Queensland court recognition of native title.
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First Nations people recognised as native title holders in Sunshine Coast

The Kabi Kabi People have been recognised as native title holders across lands and waterways around the sunshine coast.

labia surgery anxiety
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Labia surgery on the rise with feelings of shame

One in six people surveyed said they felt anxiety or shame about the look of their labia, which impacts the rise in labia surgery.

Two teenagers stare at a laptop.
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Both major political parties now support a social media ban for children under 16

This week, Opposition Leader Peter Dutton promised to block under-16s from social media within the first 100 days of a Coalition government.

Women work in a newsroom in the 1970s. They have grim expressions and work at typewriters.
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Career dissatisfaction is high for women in media. Why?

The 2024 Women in Media (WIM) Insight report surveyed 329 workers in sectors including journalism, production, public relations and publishing.

A Christian school in Brisbane has issued an “expression of regret” over an anti-LGBTQ+ ‘enrolment contract’.
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Christian school apologises for anti-LGBTQ+ contract

A Brisbane Christian school has expressed regret” over an anti-LGBTQ+ ‘enrolment contract’.

female retail workers sexual harassment
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1 in 2 female retail workers have been sexually harassed at work

Young women were the most at risk of harassment, according to research published by Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS)

New survey shows Australians' views on world issues
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New survey shows Australians’ views on world issues

The Lowy Institute surveyed 2,000 respondents about Australia’s place in the world for its annual poll.

The ABC has lost part of its legal defence against journalist Antoinette Lattouf.
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Antoinette Lattouf has won part of her ABC unlawful dismissal case

The ABC has lost part of its legal defence against journalist Antoinette Lattouf, who is suing for unfair dismissal.

The Government plans to introduce harsher penalties for hate speech in draft laws.
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The Government is set to introduce harsher hate speech laws

The Government plans to introduce harsher penalties for hate speech, as it drafts laws amid a rise of antisemitism and Islamophobia.

Sexual violence in Australia
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National consent campaign launched

Sexual violence in Australia hopes to be curbed under a new national consent campaign launched over the weekend.

Paid subscribers to Prime Video will start seeing advertisements on the Amazon-owned streaming platform from 2 July.
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Amazon will put ads on Prime Video from July

Paid subscribers to Prime Video will start seeing advertisements on the Amazon-owned streaming platform from 2 July.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has responded to CCTV footage appearing to show him assaulting his former partner.
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Diddy responds to CCTV footage showing assault of former partner

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has responded to CCTV footage appearing to show him assaulting his former partner.

Does Australian fashion have a sustainability problem?
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The conversation missing from Fashion Week

Same-sex book ban has been reversed at a Sydney Council.
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Sydney council reverses same-sex parenting book ban

Cumberland City Council in Western Sydney has overturned a book ban on same-sex parenting following public outrage.

Artists earn living
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Australian artists struggling to earn a living wage

The average artist’s total income is $54,500 which is 26% below average, making it difficult for professional artists to earn a living.

A Sydney council has banned a books on same-sex parenting across its libraries.
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A Sydney council banned same-sex parent books from its libraries

Cumberland Council has banned a books on same-sex parenting across its libraries, as the NSW Government considers reducing council funding.

National Working Families Survey
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Families more stressed than ever, report finds

National Working Families Survey polled over 6,000 Australian parents and carers in 2024, offering comparisons to the 2019 survey.

More than 1,000 students have been arrested for protests at college. campuses across the U.S.
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Here’s what’s happening on U.S. college campuses

Student protests over the Israel-Hamas war have intensified across U.S. college campuses in the past few weeks. Here’s what you need to know.

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