Saturday, May 30, 2020

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Times are changing, but one thing’s not

By Jack O'Neill It is what dreams are made of. Putting a tracksuit on, spending the day with your furry friend and even having a quiet...

‘The worst hour of our lives’: A conversation with a CFA...

By Jacqueline Cooper  It is a cold and windy autumn afternoon as heavy rain pounds against the steel walls and roof of the Wairewa CFA...

Facing a global crisis in a foreign land

The COVID-19 outbreak has left many of Melbourne's international students worried about their personal well-being and academic progress. Tanisha Serrao, an Indian student from Monash...

New rules help renters keep their pets

By Shannon Cole For two and a half years Scott Baird has struggled to find a rental property in Langwarrin because he has always had...

‘You’ll be sorry!’: A hotelkeeper, strychnine and a case of revenge

By Michelle Gill A 1920s rabbit plague in the New South Wales Hunter Valley led local chemist Burton Howard-Smith to advertise in The Muswellbrook Chronicle. He...

Old clothes, new tricks

Deakin University student Ebony Dike was travelling in Morocco as part of a Global Journalism Exchange program when she came across a unique vintage...

Redrawing history: The revival of Amazigh tattooing

Deakin University student Shannon Tucker was in Morocco on a Global Journalism Exchange program when she meet the founder of the Aswad Tattooing Club...

Hairdressers call for clear messaging on restrictions

By Bonnie Kidd Australian hairdressers are feeling confused after Prime Minister Scott Morrison backtracked on his previously announced time restrictions for hairdressing and barber appointments,...

Supermarkets the new ground zero of frustration

By Ashleigh Bailey Supermarket employees in Melbourne are bearing the brunt of customers’ frustrations amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with some experiencing verbal or even physical...

Aqua centre shuts down as staff member gets sick

By Jacqueline Cooper Locals in the small Victorian town of Lakes Entrance were left shaken when it was announced its Aquadome would immediately be closing...