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Start the Conversation: R U OK?

Tayla Foster The ‘R U OK?’ Foundation is a nationally recognised suicide prevention charity designed to empower and inspire individuals around the world to connect with one another on a deep level. The prospective vision of the foundation is to live in a world where...

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Budget Deficit News

Australians are receiving news that the country is set to experience the worst budget deficit since World War II, a fact that most likely does not come as a shock to many given the current circumstance. The pandemic has wreaked economic havoc across the globe, and...

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Disabled, Not Different

Tayla Foster It goes without saying, to work with people who have suffered through medical anomalies and tragic accidents, means to put the needs of a patient before one’s own and to be the one to acknowledge their feelings, their fears and their desired wishes. To...

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Breaking the Boredom

Tayla Foster Breaking the Boredom School holidays are often yearned for by desperate and exhausted students. The feeling of being overworked and in dire need of some well-deserved TLC is on the minds of all students. Now, let’s turn the tables – the school holidays...

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Think, Eat, Save

Isabella Ross ‘Wasting less food starts with us.’ These are the words of the UN Environment’s Think, Eat Save campaign, urging citizens across the globe to be more conscious of food wastage. To lots of us, the simple act of going to the grocery shop, purchasing, food,...

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Covid-19’s Financial Impact on North Shore

Dipti Singh The pandemic has most certainly generated economic and financial instability. A new Financial Impact Index developed by Taylor Fry provides an analysis of COVID-19 's financial effect on the Australian population compared to pre-pandemic levels. An...

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How to Help Indigenous and Black Communities

Johanna Rumphorst The death of George Floyd has sent waves of anger and outrage across the globe, with protests taking place across America, Europe and Australia. Thousands of Australians attended the Black Lives Matter protests in Sydney last Saturday, demanding to...

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Animal Antics at Taronga Zoo

Nicholas Grant Amid the lockdown, our animal companions at Taronga Zoo have also been experiencing changes. Despite a lack of visitors, life at the zoo has continued over the last few months, and exciting events have been occurring at both Taronga Zoo Sydney and...

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Eased Restrictions Raising Caution

Dipti Singh Brad Hazzard, NSW Health Minister, has said it is crucial to continue high testing levels, especially as restaurants and bars open their doors to more patrons as the state eases COVID-19 restrictions. Two out of five recently confirmed cases in NSW were...

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NSW Liquor Law Reforms

Nicholas Grant NSW State Government has announced their proposal to introduce a new range of laws and regulations later this year, which will greatly affect bars, clubs, hotels, and other venues. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 70% of businesses in...

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