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Cutting the good cloth

Cutting the good cloth

Melbourne-based designers are proving that ethical fashion doesn’t have to be expensive. Cleona Mirdin reports.

The ugly side of beauty

The ugly side of beauty

Animals suffer so that we can look good. Breeanna Tirant explores the world of cosmetic testing.

Traders call for CCTV footage to stop drug trade

Traders call for CCTV footage to stop drug trade

Victoria Street, Abbotsford, has long been a destination for Vietnamese food and grocery stores and remains a hub of shopping in the area, but a closer look at the street reveals a darker undercurrent on select street corners and in front of closed shops. Ed Stapleton reports.

Lost in translation

Lost in translation

Vietnamese refugees who have settled in Australia in the four decades since the Communist forces took Saigon, fear that younger community members are forgetting their heritage. Chau Nguyen reports

Where have the young Masons gone?

Where have the young Masons gone?

A Melbourne barber in his late 20s is hoping more young people will join a 300 year-old society he says “gives meaning and direction” to his life. Mandi Giannopoulos reports.