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Latest Near Me Issues
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Minority Voices
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Identity
{"stories":[{"type":"24","title":"#YesAllMen must take responsibility for the darker side of masculinity","location":"SBS, Artarmon NSW 2064, Australia","tags":"Issues/Identity","ref":"/stories/367-yesallmen-must-take-responsibility-for-the-darker-side-of-masculinity","thumb":"/images/stories/367/367_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"Want to see men actively tackling some of the problems associated with toxic masculinity? Watch Marty Smiley's new documentary, #YesAllMen.","published":"1539850380"},{"type":"24","title":"Michael Mohammed Ahmad talks Sweatshop, fiction, and “Leb” identity.","location":"Lakemba NSW 2195, Australia","tags":"Issues/Identity,Issues/Minority Voices","ref":"/stories/337-michael-mohammed-ahmad-talks-sweatshop-fiction-and-leb-identity","thumb":"/images/stories/337/337_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"Michael Mohammed Ahmad's Western Sydney literacy movement Sweatshop is reclaiming ownership of a narrative taken over by mainstream writers.","published":"1532043000"}],"initiatives":[],"booms":[]}
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Our Environment
{"stories":[{"type":"24","title":"Championing children to reduce food waste","location":"OzHarvest, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia","tags":"Issues/Our Environment","ref":"/stories/366-championing-children-to-reduce-food-waste","thumb":"/images/stories/366/366_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"With OzHarvest's FEAST program, primary school children learn how to reduce their food waste and become "food fighters".","published":"1539142320"},{"type":"24","title":"Conversations to save the planet","location":"Adelaide SA, Australia","tags":"Issues/Our Environment","ref":"/stories/363-conversations-to-save-the-planet","thumb":"/images/stories/363/363_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"The ACF's "Count Me In" campaign supports communities to have a million conversations about the climate leading up to the next election.","published":"1538621280"}],"initiatives":[],"booms":[]}
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Health Care
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Power & Policy
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Migration & Displacement
{"stories":[{"type":"24","title":"Rural Australians for refugees: an enduring model of support?","location":"Wonthaggi VIC 3995, Australia","tags":"Issues/Migration & Displacement","ref":"/stories/371-rural-australians-for-refugees-offers-an-enduring-model-of-support","thumb":"/images/stories/371/371_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"Is refugee settlement in rural areas a long term solution?","published":"1541731380"},{"type":"24","title":"Grandmothers Against the Detention of Refugee Children","location":"Sydney NSW, Australia","tags":"Issues/Migration & Displacement","ref":"/stories/345-grandmothers-against-the-detention-of-refugee-children","thumb":"/images/stories/345/345_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"A team of gutsy grandmas are speaking up for children trapped in both onshore and offshore Australian detention centres.","published":"1536219000"}],"initiatives":[],"booms":[]}
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Iconoclasts
{"stories":[{"type":"24","title":"Head of the NSW Crime Unit Deb Wallace talks being a female detective","location":"Parramatta Police Station, Parramatta NSW 2150, Australia","tags":"Issues/Iconoclasts","ref":"/stories/320-a-woman-of-integrity","thumb":"/images/stories/320/320_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"Deb Wallace talks about being the first female Superintendent of Gang Crime, taking on Alan Jones and her loyalty to the Parramatta Eels.","published":"1527663600"},{"type":"24","title":"A Woman Reimagining the Limits of Science: Kelly Wong","location":"Brisbane QLD, Australia","tags":"Issues/Iconoclasts","ref":"/stories/112-a-woman-reimagining-the-limits-of-science-kelly-wong","thumb":"/images/stories/112/112_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"We all know that STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) fields remain dominated by men, particularly in the higher levels of academia. Kelly Wong, an online producer at Australia's Science Channel, talks all things science communication in plain English.","published":"1506253200"}],"initiatives":[],"booms":[]}
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First Nations
{"stories":[{"type":"24","title":"Living positively with HIV","location":"Sydney NSW, Australia","tags":"Issues/First Nations,Issues/Health Care,Issues/Minority Voices","ref":"/stories/323-living-positively-hiv","thumb":"/images/stories/323/323_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"Ankali Project pairs volunteers with people living with HIV to improve their social and emotional wellbeing in the face of ongoing stigma.","published":"1528363800"},{"type":"24","title":"5 young people on why Australia needs to do better","location":"Australia","tags":"Issues/First Nations,Issues/Minority Voices","ref":"/stories/175-5-young-people-on-why-australia-needs-to-do-better","thumb":"/images/stories/175/175_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"26 January has arrived. We interviewed five young Australians on the kinds of conversations they think we should be having today.","published":"1516798800"}],"initiatives":[],"booms":[{"type":"157","author":"Martin Baker","authorid":"399","location":"Marrickville NSW 2204, Australia","tags":"Issues/First Nations","tagsjson":,"thumb":"images/team/portraits/marty.jpg","published":"1548324378","content":"The Emerald Buddha is a figurine of a sitting Buddha, that is the is the palladium of the Kingdom of Thailand. The Buddha is made of green jade, suprisingly not of emerald, clothed in gold is approximately 45 cm tall."}]}
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Technology for Purpose
{"stories":[{"type":"24","title":"Blockchain: A new era of trust?","location":"Sydney NSW, Australia","tags":"Issues/Technology for Purpose","ref":"/stories/368-blockchain-a-new-era-of-trust","thumb":"/images/stories/368/368_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"Discover the potential social benefits of some of the most innovative applications of blockchain technology.","published":"1540771980"},{"type":"24","title":"Minerva uses data science to increase social impact","location":"Sydney NSW, Australia","tags":"Issues/Technology for Purpose","ref":"/stories/167-minerva-uses-data-science-to-increase-social-impact","thumb":"/images/stories/167/167_thumb-card.jpg","tagline":"Minerva brings together volunteer data scientists and Australian not for profit organisations to work on problems using the power of data.","published":"1519855200"}],"initiatives":[],"booms":[]}
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