A publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne

Animal refuge

Sanctuary traditionally means a place of shelter or protection, yet people can seek sanctuary in a shared pastime, a beloved companion or even in simple human contact.  In this video series, Seeking Sanctuary, The Citizen examines what sanctuary means in modern-day Australia.

Seeking sanctuary: Gabriel Filippa

Seeking refuge: how walking the dogs brings peace for one woman with Asperger's.

Posted by The Citizen on Wednesday, December 14, 2016

For one woman with Asperger syndrome, dogs offer a kind of companionship humans can’t.

About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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