The loneliness of the long-distance student

The loneliness of the long-distance student

A recent Federal Government report found fewer students from the bush were making it to the city. Sinead McComish reports on the challenges.

Survivors want better police support

One in six Australian women have experienced violence and one a week is killed on average by a current or former partner. Amanda Kirkovski talks to some who have endured abuse.

Ex-soldiers doing time

Are military veterans more likely to end up in the criminal justice system? Caitlyn Quinn reports.

Reaching out to gay Muslims

Reaching out to gay Muslims

A gay Imam is determined to help others express their sexuality without rejecting their religious ideals, writes Amber Curtis.

Housing renewal cautiously welcomed

The Andrews government’s public housing renewal program’s new “socially mixed” estates may appeal to tenants but some experts say they fear its success is unlikely. Julius Dennis reports.

Retail rage

A recent study found almost nine of every 10 retail and fast food workers have been verbally abused. What does that mean for students juggling work and study? Madeline Bourn investigates.

Every breath she takes

A brave teenager endures, despite having an incurable disease that limits people’s lifespan to an average of 37 years. Mikaela Turner reports.

When the bite is as bad as the bark

Work in the dog justice system can be difficult and underappreciated. Travis Medhurst explores the issues involved in handling aggressive dogs.