An author in the Macedon Ranges has received a prestigious grant that will help fly her north to write the first ever memoir of a Torres Strait Islander man to be commercially published. Read the full article here.
The second installment in my series of true Brunswick love stories. This time: An Asian elephant, two zoo keepers, and the 70s. Read the full article here.
In the foothills of the Himalayas, where the ancient Yarlung civilisation established the first Tibetan Empire, China has plans to build the world’s biggest hydroelectric dam. In November of last year, China’s state-owned media shared plans for a 60-gigawatt mega-dam on the Yarlung Tsangpo river… Read More
As confirmed cases of coronavirus dip in Australia, the prospect of relocating overseas is once again at the forefront of people’s minds. Whilst many immigration procedures can be intimidating and convoluted, the Taiwanese Government’s Gold Card Visa program is designed to streamline the process and entice people… Read More
When Mailie Ross enrolled in the Hindi language program at La Trobe University, she was hoping to connect with her partner’s Indian heritage and help pass that culture on to her 15-month-old daughter. But following the university’s proposal to scrap their Hindi, Indonesian and Greek… Read More
Tik Tok can no longer be shrugged off as an internet fad, the ‘creative platform has enjoyed a meteoric rise, with one crucial element making it stand out from other socials – music. In this third episode of The Kicker Podcast, reporters Oliver Lees and… Read More
Amy Yang always wanted to travel outside of China, but she didn’t expect her life to change as much as it did. Having now completed her studies, the 27-year-old owns her own accessory business and says her current life, living with her girlfriend in Melbourne’s… Read More
Same-sex marriage has become a symbol of progress for the LGBT community. But so far, Taiwan is the only Asian nation to achieve that milestone. Oliver Lees reports on the small island nation that has been able to orchestrate progress.
Following an unprecedented outpouring of two million people on to the streets of Hong Kong, chief executive Carrie Lam has announced the suspension of the planned extradition bill — a document that would allow the Chinese government to extradite individuals to the mainland at their… Read More