#Australia

  • Article: Australian Leaders Release 16 New Targets Aimed at Improving Indigenous Inequalities

    Australian Leaders Release 16 New Targets Aimed at Improving Indigenous Inequalities

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 4, 2020

    For the first time, the targets have been set by Indigenous Australians. Read more

  • Article: The University of Queensland Is the First Major College in the World to Use 100% Green Energy

    The University of Queensland Is the First Major College in the World to Use 100% Green Energy

    By Madeleine Keck|July 31, 2020

    The university’s new solar farm is ready and raring to go. Read more

  • Article: Supermarket Giant Coles Launches New Collectables Campaign Featuring Children’s Books

    Supermarket Giant Coles Launches New Collectables Campaign Featuring Children’s Books

    By Madeleine Keck|July 29, 2020

    Miniature plastic toys are out, and books are in. Read more

  • Article: Migrant and Refugee Women in Melbourne Find Work Making Face Masks During COVID-19 Lockdown

    Migrant and Refugee Women in Melbourne Find Work Making Face Masks During COVID-19 Lockdown

    By Madeleine Keck|July 23, 2020

    Face masks became mandatory in Melbourne on Wednesday, leaving millions in need of protection. Read more

  • Article: Australia's Nature Laws Are ‘Ineffective’ and Fail to Protect Threatened Species: Report

    Australia's Nature Laws Are ‘Ineffective’ and Fail to Protect Threatened Species: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|July 22, 2020

    The report calls for an overhaul of the nation’s weak environmental legislation. Read more

  • Article: Strongest Evidence Yet Shows Violence Against Australian Women Has Skyrocketed During COVID-19

    Strongest Evidence Yet Shows Violence Against Australian Women Has Skyrocketed During COVID-19

    By Madeleine Keck|July 15, 2020

    One in 10 women in a relationship has experienced physical or sexual violence amid the crisis. Read more

  • Article: Australian Indigenous Organisations Call for Rio Tinto to Be Stripped of Its Status as a Human Rights Leader

    Australian Indigenous Organisations Call for Rio Tinto to Be Stripped of Its Status as a Human Rights Leader

    By Madeleine Keck|July 13, 2020

    The call follows Rio Tinto’s destruction of sacred Indigenous sites in May. Read more

  • Article: 10 Million Tonnes of Waste Will Avoid Landfills Thanks to a New Australian Recycling Fund

    10 Million Tonnes of Waste Will Avoid Landfills Thanks to a New Australian Recycling Fund

    By Madeleine Keck|July 10, 2020

    Almost $200 million will go toward overhauling the nation’s recycling infrastructure. Read more