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unwanted sexual attention plagues young women going out at night

Unwanted sexual attention plagues young women going out at night

For young women in Queensland, the risk of unwanted sexual attention is high when they go out at night. vchalShutterstock A disturbingly high proportion of young people, particularly women, experience unwanted sexual attention in entertainment...
women get a kick out of new facilities at peanut farm

Women get a kick out of new facilities at Peanut Farm

In a win for female sport, more women and girls will be able to play at St Kilda’s Peanut Farm Reserve following extensive works by Port Phillip Council in partnership with the Victorian Government. Council...
save a life animal adoption day at zoo products malvern

Save A Life Animal Adoption Day at Zoo Products Malvern

Share your love and save a pet’s life With an estimated 400,000 animals abandoned every year in Australia, animal lovers are being called upon to express their true feelings and save a pet’s life on...
more than milk and bread: corner store revival can rebuild neighbourhood ties

More than milk and bread: corner store revival can rebuild neighbourhood ties

When neighbourhoods lose their corner stores, they also lose a place where people meet and feel like part of their local community.  Susan Fitzgerald/Flickr Do you have a corner store? Once an icon of suburban...
private renters are doing it tough in outer suburbs of sydney and melbourne

Private renters are doing it tough in outer suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne

In low-rent outer suburbs, almost one in six households could not afford to keep their house cool and went without meals. ChameleonsEye/Shutterstock Private renting continues to expand at the expense of home ownership, newly released...
australian city workers’ average commute has blown out to 66 minutes a day. how does yours compare?

Australian city workers’ average commute has blown out to 66 minutes a day. How...

Sydney has the longest average daily commuting time of 71 minutes, closely followed by Brisbane and Melbourne.  Dan Himbrechts/AAP The average weekly commuting time in Australia has increased considerably since 2002. According to the...
increasing tree cover may be like a ‘superfood’ for community mental health

Increasing tree cover may be like a ‘superfood’ for community mental health

Imagine Hyde Park in Sydney without its tree cover … the impact on this space and the many people who spend time in it would be profound.  EA Given/Shutterstock Increasing tree canopy and green cover...
our cities need more trees, but some commonly planted ones won’t survive climate change

Our cities need more trees, but some commonly planted ones won’t survive climate change

Australian cities could lose some of their most common trees to climate change. Jamen Percy/Shutterstock We need trees in our lives. This past summer, Adelaide experienced the hottest temperature ever recorded in an Australian...
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Bayside Arts – Bayside Local artist call-out, Pets are people too, Open House Melbourne

Bayside Local artist call-out After the success of Bayside Local held early this year, artists with a link to Bayside are invited to apply for the 2020 exhibition which will be held 29 January - 8 March at Bayside Gallery.  Please...
pets are people too exhibition opening, saturday 27 july, 2-4pm at bayside gallery

Pets are people too exhibition opening, Saturday 27 July, 2-4pm at Bayside Gallery

  You're invited to the opening of  Pets are people too Pets are people too brings together Australian artists whose work reflects on the intimacy and affection that exists between humans and animals. Artists: Catherine Bell, Matthew Gove, Anastasia Klose,...