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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’.

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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.

Lifeline, Australia’s 24/7 crisis support line, experienced its busiest day on record on Sunday. It received 4,371 calls, texts and webchats.
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Sunday was Lifeline’s busiest day on record

Lifeline CEO Colin Seery said Sunday’s figures “clearly tell us there is a great deal of distress in the community right now”.

Channel Seven news director Craig McPherson has stepped down.
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The head of news at Channel Seven has stepped down

Craig McPherson will leave the news director role he’s held since 2015, marking Channel Seven’s second senior figure quitting recently.

A national survey has revealed Australians' media consumption habits.
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What are Australians’ media consumption habits?

More Australians are cancelling their streaming subscriptions and using free video services.

Four spears have been returned from the UK's Cambridge University to First Nations community in Sydney.
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250-year-old spears returned to First Nations community from UK

Four spears have been returned to First Nations traditional owners after being housed for more than 250 years at a UK University.

A national crisis meeting will be held to address the rising rates of gender-based violence in Australia.
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Australian leaders to hold crisis meeting on gender-based violence

High rates of gender-based violence against women has been declared a “national crisis”, prompting an emergency meeting of key figures.

Comedian Arj Barker has faced backlash for telling a mum and baby to leave his show
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Comedian Arj Barker cops backlash for kicking out mum and baby

Job-sharing politicians
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Job-sharing political candidates want an Australian first

Job-sharing politicians would allow greater skillsets and perspectives in Canberra, according to two women making the push for parliament.

kith and kin
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Archie Moore the first Australian to win top award at Venice Biennale

kith and kin – genealogical chart tracing artist Archie Moore’s ancestry and family – has won the top award at the Venice Biennale.

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Good news from around the world

Here’s some good news from around the world, as a reminder of the brightness that exists among the darkness of the past week’s news cycle.

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How do Australians spend their spare time?

New analysis from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows how Australians spend their spare time.

Why we're only bringing you good news today
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Why we’re only bringing you good news today

What does the future of music festivals look like?
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What does the future of music festivals look like?

australian music festivals update
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Australian music festivals update: sales up, profits down

Of the 535 music festivals held in Australia during the 2022/23 financial year, 35% lost money. Creative Australia’s latest report found average losses amounted to almost $800,000.

australian musicians industry earnings
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Most Australian musicians’ industry earnings very low in 2023

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