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A gathering of web resources for Australian secondary high school students
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Crazy talk: The language of mental illness stigma

Crazy talk: The language of mental illness stigma | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
David Steele: Terms used to denote mental illness are so common in modern language they regularly pass without comment...
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Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany

Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Collection of fairytales gathered by historian Franz Xaver von Schönwerth had been locked away in an archive in Regensburg for over 150 years
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Multiculturalism and the elections - The Guardian (Australia)

The Guardian (Australia) Multiculturalism and the elections The Guardian (Australia) Among the many issues concerning Australians of all ethnic backgrounds in these elections, the socio-political and economic dimensions of immigration and...
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Chinese company loses casino licence - Islands Business

Chinese company loses casino licence - Islands Business | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Chinese company loses casino licence
Islands Business
APIA, Samoa ---- Samoa's Gambling Control Authority (GCA) has announced the offer for a casino licence to the Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Centre Co.
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Berlin's urban gardeners reach for their pitchforks to fight off the developers

Berlin's urban gardeners reach for their pitchforks to fight off the developers | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Capital's kleingarten, which have helped earn its status as one of Europe's greenest cities, under threat from property investors After blasting a few puffs of pine needle smoke from a tin burner into the front door of the beehive, Una Whicheloe...
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'PNG solution': Australia through Indonesian eyes - The Conversation

In this case, he seems to have switched from support for a regional approach to the asylum seeker issue – in which he had strong support from Indonesia as recently as last month – to what many in Indonesia see as a unilateral approach, agreed with...
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[Radio Australia] Samoa Ban On Turkey Tail Imports Lifted | For Yap ...

[Radio Australia] Samoa Ban On Turkey Tail Imports Lifted | For Yap ... | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, May 20, 2013) – Samoa has been forced to lift a ban on high-fat turkey tails, which was introduced amid concerns about diabetes, obesity and heart disease. The turkey offcuts will be ...
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Society: Living together, a how-to guide | Presseurop.eu: European ...

Society: Living together, a how-to guide | Presseurop.eu: European ... | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Surprisingly, the study refuted the fears that high immigration endangers the internal fabric of a society. In many countries with high levels of immigration, like Canada, Australia or Switzerland, social cohesion is still high — in ...
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When a Bali holiday is not enough - Sydney Morning Herald (blog)

When a Bali holiday is not enough - Sydney Morning Herald (blog) | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)
When a Bali holiday is not enough
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)
... your news, save articles to read later and customise settings. If you have trouble accessing our login form below, you can go to our login page.
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PNG PM Peter O'Neill warns Coalition to stop misrepresenting foreign aid deal - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

PNG PM Peter O'Neill warns Coalition to stop misrepresenting foreign aid deal - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Papua New Guinea's prime minister has launched an extraordinary attack on the Coalition, accusing it of misrepresenting Australia's foreign aid deal with his country.
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Rome mayor launches bid to wrest back control of Ostia beaches from mafia

Rome mayor launches bid to wrest back control of Ostia beaches from mafia | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Seaside suburb's council raided by police on suspicion of rigging bids for beach contracts in favour of the Spada clan Rome's newly elected mayor has launched a campaign to wrest the capital's seaside suburb of Ostia out of the hands of mafia gangs...
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Greek resorts consider special tourist zones after Briton's murder

Greek resorts consider special tourist zones after Briton's murder | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Clubs and bars would be hosted in closely monitored strip away from town centre as locals tire of holidaymakers' behaviour The murder of a British tourist on Crete has spurred Greek authorities to consider setting up special zones for rowdy...
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France's 'lost generation' of jobless youth finds film portrait in Juliette

France's 'lost generation' of jobless youth finds film portrait in Juliette | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Young directors from Paris to Athens are tackling the existential woes of 'adulescent' twentysomethings
July is not normally a month for seminal cinema in France.
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Alternative Germany – readers' pictures

Alternative Germany – readers' pictures | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
In a run up to the German elections, we asked you to forget the stereotypes and show us the 'other' Germany by sharing your photos via GuardianWitness. Here is a selection of your best photos
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S'manga Khumalo: the black jockey shaking up South African horse racing

S'manga Khumalo: the black jockey shaking up South African horse racing | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Zulu who first saw a horse aged 14 won country's biggest race last month after 116 consecutive years of white winners
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Japan radioactive water 'may overflow' - SBS

Japan radioactive water 'may overflow' - SBS | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Japan radioactive water 'may overflow'
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Japan's nuclear watchdog set up a special panel with TEPCO and met on Friday to assess the water problem and discuss measures to resolve it.
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Student tackles major parties on refugees - Manning River Times

Student tackles major parties on refugees
Manning River Times
It is not illegal to seek asylum in Australia, in fact, it is a right enshrined in the UN Declaration of Human Rights, as basic as access to water and sanitation.
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nuclear | nuclear | SBS World News

nuclear | nuclear | SBS World News | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
"And if we cut ourselves off from a particular avenue to reducing this carbon dioxide in the world's atmosphere, then we are essentially fighting the carbon challenge with one arm tied behind our backs (only partially).
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China's Economic Booming Creating Huge Ecological Pressure ...

China's Economic Booming Creating Huge Ecological Pressure ... | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
The report found that China's growing affluence has made it the world's largest consumer of primary materials (such as construction minerals, metal ores, fossil fuels and biomass), with domestic material consumption levels ...
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NZ, Australian & Samoan Churches And Community ... - Pacific Scoop

NZ, Australian & Samoan Churches And Community ... - Pacific Scoop | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
It is part of a worldwide movement called SERVOLUTION, geared towards serving local communities.New Zealand, Australian And Samoan Churches And Community Groups Unite For One Week To Serve Their Communities.
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Some European countries rank low in social cohesion: study ...

Some European countries rank low in social cohesion: study ... | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
The report, titled “Social Cohesion Radar” and released on July 16, ranks Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden as societies with the highest levels of social cohesion, followed by New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the ...
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PNG PM Peter O'Neill attacks Tony Abbott over 'untrue' aid claims

PNG PM Peter O'Neill attacks Tony Abbott over 'untrue' aid claims | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
PNG prime minister Peter O'Neill has launched a scathing attack on Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, accusing him of spreading ''nonsense'' and ''completely untrue'' claims over foreign aid linked to the asylum seeker deal.
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Malta needs EU help to cope with its immigration crisis | Jessica Abrahams

Malta needs EU help to cope with its immigration crisis | Jessica Abrahams | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
Malta receives the highest number of asylum applications in the world in relation to its population.
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Murder of an Italian paparazzo: a tale of bunga bunga, blackmail and organised crime

Murder of an Italian paparazzo: a tale of bunga bunga, blackmail and organised crime | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
The killing of Daniele Lo Presti in February has exposed how the paparazzi prey on the rich and famous in Italy – and how these hunters are becoming the hunted It's now more than two months since Daniele Lo Presti, a famous Italian paparazzo, was...
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Bar stabbing forces Crete to consider repelling the latest British invasion

Bar stabbing forces Crete to consider repelling the latest British invasion | Media Representation - Australia | Scoop.it
The killing of a 19-year-old has prompted many islanders to ask whether the pursuit of holidaymakers' money has gone too far
There is nothing like a dead man, lying cold and still on a hospital bed, to make an impression.
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