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6 July 2015

The 1992 Broadcasting Services Act and spectrum review inspired the formation of hundreds of new broadcasting organisations, encouraged experimentation in broadcasting content, communication infrastructure configuration and media convergence, and clearly impacted the cultural landscape beyond broadcasting.

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25 June 2015

A referendum on recognising Indigenous people in the constitution 'cannot and must not fail' according to the chair of a parliamentary inquiry into the issue, Liberal MP Ken Wyatt.

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24 June 2015

Further changes to the way schools are funded are of concern, especially to State governments who already face a funding shortfall after 2017.

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22 June 2015

Scientists are concerned that climate change is not currently factored into the Sustainable Diversion Limits, which are reducing water use in the Murray Darling Basin.

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21 June 2015

Are our political leaders willing to hear counter arguments or contrary advice if it runs against their political beliefs or interests?

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18 June 2015

Following the release of the News & Media Research Centre's Digital News Report: Australia 2015 Matthew Ricketson, one of the report's authors, speaks to The Media Report about its findings - and implications.

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15 June 2015

Should we use geo-engineering technologies to mitigate climate change? Would it work, and would there be side effects? And who would decide whether to do this, and when, if ever, to stop?

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14 June 2015

The Family Court is one of the most controversial institutions in Australia. It’s also one of the least scrutinised.

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12 June 2015

Professor Lea Waters from the Melbourne Graduate School of Education discusses strength-based parenting and outlines how children can draw on their personal strengths to cope with the demands that lead to stress.

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11 June 2015

Technology is changing the way newsrooms around the world operate, with drones, virtual reality and even games all now being used to report on stories. But there's more - robots could soon be writing your news.

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