Features

It’s a kind of ‘Big Issue for artists’, says the man behind an initiative providing an outlet for the disadvantaged, reports Krati Garg.

The Australian media has long neglected its young readers, with only a handful of publications catering specifically for children over the course of the last hundred years. But things are changing, reports Krati Garg.

Moving science forward took on new meaning when Buffy Gorrilla volunteered for a medical trial.

There are more than two million people behind bars in the United States. Kate Stanton meets an Australian woman who fell in love with one of them.

The Greens’ brand is appealing to a new breed in Melbourne’s gentrifying inner-north and, suddenly, Labor finds itself on the back foot, reports Daniel Connell.   

“Melbourne’s culture is very much affiliated with tattoos, art and creativity,” says Melissa Yu, event manager for the Australian International Tattoo Expo, which is touring capital cities.

Bluestone. Victoria would not be Victoria without it, and Melbourne would look very different without its historical laneways or its dark and brooding colonial edifices.

A crowd-sourced project is helping to introduce Australians to the American movement that’s finding its way Down Under.

Academics, journalists and aid workers are often called upon to go where others fear to tread. Krati Garg reports on efforts to keep them safe in the field, including an innovative university subject and new technology. 

Doctors need to learn how to help patients plan for their death before it’s too late. Kate Stanton reports on a new inititative to guide them.