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Airport chaos: Has the aviation industry lost too many workers?
June 24, 2022
Are concussion lawsuits the future for footy?
June 23, 2022
Can food waste create energy to power a business?
June 22, 2022
Year 12 students feeling forgotten after years of pandemic learning
June 20, 2022
Are roadside stalls at risk of closing?
June 17, 2022
Using mushrooms as a material
June 16, 2022
HIV treatments have progressed, but has the stigma?
June 15, 2022
Has heating become a luxury for Victorians?
June 14, 2022
Why do consumers expect cheap food?
June 13, 2022
Does golf have an image problem?
June 10, 2022
Homes at risk of being uninsurable within the decade
June 9, 2022
Can youth crime be reduced to zero?
June 8, 2022
Is the class divide in Australia getting bigger or smaller?
June 7, 2022
Do workplaces need to be flexible to survive winter?
June 6, 2022
Are locals always happy when festivals come to town?
June 2, 2022
Communities fight for local pools
June 1, 2022
How to deal with perimenopause
May 31, 2022
A tale of two boats: Some abandoned and others a place to call home
May 30, 2022
Why is there still homophobia in sports
May 27, 2022
Rising cost of living and the debt cycle
May 26, 2022
190 construction workers are affected each year
May 25, 2022
Teaching Auslan as part of the curriculum
May 24, 2022
Enticing sheep shearers into the industry
May 20, 2022
Plastic and light pollution harming Victoria's seabirds
May 19, 2022
Self-diagnosing with TikTok
May 18, 2022
How access to a cleaner can be life changing
May 17, 2022
Live from Bacchus Marsh: A small town with growing pains
May 16, 2022
Behind the scenes, the live entertainment industry is still struggling
May 13, 2022
How did you migrate to Victoria?
May 12, 2022
Using drugs to treat drug and alcohol addiction
May 11, 2022
Smoothing out the wrinkles that can come with mature age dating
May 10, 2022
Why are doctors turning away from general practice?
May 9, 2022
Coming home after working in a war zone
May 6, 2022
Why aren't all schools inclusive?
May 5, 2022
Why are fashion brands reselling old clothes?
May 4, 2022
Are more young people choosing not to have children?
May 3, 2022
Do you love your lawn?
May 2, 2022
Do fines cause more harm than good?
April 29, 2022
What would happen if your local footy club folded?
April 28, 2022
Do we take chronic fatigue syndrome seriously?
April 27, 2022
Succession: do country kids want the family farm?
April 26, 2022
In 2022, what does a modern RSL mean to Australia's ex-servicemen and women?
April 25, 2022
Have panic attacks become more common?
April 22, 2022
Who's responsible for increasing wages: employers, employees or the government?
April 21, 2022
Are changes to parental leave a step forward or backwards?
April 20, 2022
Could contract changes help Victoria's building crisis?
April 19, 2022
Was Victoria's camping resurgence just a phase?
April 14, 2022
Will the new minimum wage for fruit pickers trigger a rise in the cost of food?
April 13, 2022
Is de-extinction ethical and worth the money?
April 12, 2022
Are piers and jetties worth saving?
April 11, 2022
Should short term stays be limited in Victoria?
April 8, 2022
Do famed restaurants always benefit regional towns?
April 7, 2022
How to speak without words: living with speech loss
April 6, 2022
Benalla's community project helping get kids to school
April 5, 2022
What is the future of refrigeration?
April 4, 2022
Final call for commercial net fishing in Port Phillip Bay
April 1, 2022
Are urban beekeepers helping or hurting our native bee population?
March 31, 2022
Not in my backyard: Does community consultation ever work?
March 30, 2022
Can music and art help people living with dementia?
March 29, 2022
Are you struggling to pay rent?
March 28, 2022
Should soft plastics be easier to recycle?
March 25, 2022
Could art infrastructure keep young people in regional towns?
March 24, 2022
Victoria has blackspots — how do we fix them?
March 23, 2022
Financial control can go unnoticed, so how can it be prevented?
March 22, 2022
Can Australia grow its own coffee?
March 21, 2022
Are parents taking the fun out of kids sports?
March 18, 2022
Should dentistry be added to Medicare?
March 17, 2022
Australia's burning love for Elvis Presley
March 16, 2022
Should plant-based meat be allowed to call itself 'meat'?
March 15, 2022
Will high petrol prices drive up the cost of living?
March 14, 2022
Is the spread of mosquito-borne diseases the new normal in Victoria?
March 11, 2022
Does social media make extreme diets seem normal?
March 10, 2022
How long should a criminal record hold you back?
March 9, 2022
Women breaking the bias in 'blokey' jobs
March 8, 2022
Geelong as a destination, not a stop off
March 7, 2022
Cute or cruel: The dog breeds that are being questioned around the world
March 4, 2022
Are enough Victorians signing up to be emergency services volunteers?
March 3, 2022
When children live through a traumatic event
March 2, 2022
Transgender athletes playing in single-sex sport teams
March 1, 2022
A salute to the ute and its Victorian history
Feb. 28, 2022
Do Victorian industries need backpackers back?
Feb. 25, 2022
Has society gotten used to sports betting advertisements?
Feb. 24, 2022
What is keeping aged care staff in their jobs?
Feb. 23, 2022
What happens to communities if businesses don't have shopfronts?
Feb. 22, 2022
Should vets get incentives to work in regional Victoria?
Feb. 21, 2022
What does a town lose if the pubs disappear?
Feb. 18, 2022
What defines a farmer? Victorians want to squash the stereotypes
Feb. 17, 2022
Tourism businesses worry they're not ready for international travellers
Feb. 16, 2022
What skills do future employers want to see on student resumes?
Feb. 15, 2022
The highs and lows for transgender Victorians during Pride month
Feb. 14, 2022
Country drivers fed up with poor quality roads
Feb. 11, 2022
Will anti-trolling laws make the internet safer for everyday people?
Feb. 10, 2022
Victorians divided over Warburton's proposed mountain bike trail
Feb. 9, 2022
Do we need to reframe how we think about palliative care?
Feb. 8, 2022
Should some animals not be kept enclosed?
Feb. 7, 2022
Yackandandah, the town in control of its economy and environmental impact
Feb. 4, 2022
Leather vs vegan leather: which is better for the environment?
Feb. 3, 2022
Do we need to take homesickness more seriously?
Feb. 2, 2022
Is seaweed the fuel and food of the future?
Feb. 1, 2022
Accessibility being built into new housing designs
Jan. 31, 2022
What makes a good coach?
Jan. 28, 2022
Will we see a 'youthquake' at the ballot box?
Jan. 27, 2022
Is food connected to mood? The science behind gut health
Jan. 26, 2022
How will the 'teacher pool' work for regional schools?
Jan. 25, 2022
Does Victoria need a social housing regulator?
Jan. 24, 2022
Are beauty filters dangerous for your mental health?
Jan. 21, 2022
What constitutes elective surgery?
Jan. 20, 2022
Navigating fertility with a cancer diagnosis
Jan. 19, 2022
Is new always better? Consumers want the right to repair
Jan. 18, 2022
Are outdoor classes the COVID-safe solution for schools in Term 1?
Jan. 17, 2022
Is marriage becoming less common in Australia?
Dec. 16, 2021
Calls to clean up city rivers for swimmers
Dec. 15, 2021
Do incentives to live in regional towns work?
Dec. 14, 2021
Has digital currency made cash obsolete?
Dec. 13, 2021
Are teenage summer jobs the solution for regional staff shortages?
Dec. 10, 2021
Once a bully, always a bully?
Dec. 9, 2021
Will fish and chips be more expensive this year?
Dec. 8, 2021
Recycling Australia's unwanted textiles
Dec. 7, 2021
Does Victoria have a youth homelessness crisis?
Dec. 6, 2021
Finding work still a struggle for people living with a disability
Dec. 3, 2021
Shedding the stigma of asking for help
Dec. 2, 2021
The extra-alternative materials creating clean energy
Dec. 1, 2021
Do short-term stays need to be regulated?
Nov. 30, 2021
How open are Australians about their religious beliefs?
Nov. 29, 2021
Women finding their voices in sport jobs
Nov. 26, 2021
Are teachers too busy to inspire students?
Nov. 25, 2021
Worrying about weeds: Australia's invasive species
Nov. 24, 2021
Is the beer industry too 'blokey'?
Nov. 23, 2021
Should Victoria raise the age of criminal responsibility to 14?
Nov. 22, 2021
Is it possible to build a fire resistant house?
Nov. 19, 2021
Is the stereotype of a "gamer" outdated?
Nov. 18, 2021
Reviving Victoria's native oyster trade
Nov. 17, 2021
Would you give up meat to save the planet?
Nov. 16, 2021
Demand for housing leading to smaller yard space
Nov. 15, 2021
What is La Niña and how will it impact us?
Nov. 12, 2021
Supply chain issues leaving stores without everyday products
Nov. 11, 2021
Age discrimination an obstacle for keen older workers
Nov. 10, 2021
Support for families when Australian war veterans return home
Nov. 9, 2021
Are sustainable holidays on the itinerary for tourists post-pandemic?
Nov. 8, 2021
How should Victoria manage its growing population of brumbies?
Nov. 5, 2021
Experts say Victoria should consider recycling water for drinking
Nov. 4, 2021
AMA calls to buy prescription medication at supermarkets, vending machines
Nov. 3, 2021
Electric vehicle purchases are increasing in Australia but barriers remain, experts say
Nov. 2, 2021
Victoria's wool industry reports a 'bounce back' after years of uncertainty
Nov. 1, 2021
Hospitality venues are turning away customers due to staff shortages
Oct. 28, 2021
Solutions to protect Victoria's coastline from erosion
Oct. 27, 2021
Training for hairdressers whose clients disclose personal issues
Oct. 26, 2021
As housing prices increase, young people are investing their money in creative ways
Oct. 25, 2021
Will Victoria ever phase out wood fires, or do we rely on them too much?
Oct. 22, 2021
Skilled migrants still struggle to have qualifications recognised in Australia
Oct. 21, 2021
Alliance for Gambling Reform calls to reform opening hours of pokies machines in Victoria
Oct. 20, 2021
Victorian Fisheries Authority consider compulsory safety measures for rock fishing
Oct. 19, 2021
Should Australian toy stores only stock gender-neutral toys?
Oct. 18, 2021
Customers confused over 'climate friendly' product packaging
Oct. 15, 2021
Calls to take rat poison off shelves after large number of owl deaths
Oct. 14, 2021
Small butcher businesses report good trade as supermarkets ditch the service
Oct. 13, 2021
How true crime podcasts and social media platforms help and hinder police investigations
Oct. 12, 2021
TAC reports three-fold increase in Victorian learner driver deaths
Oct. 11, 2021
How will farming look as we head towards net zero?
Oct. 8, 2021
Victorians suffering from 'poor' phone reception call for greater telco accountability
Oct. 7, 2021
Young teenagers are in the spotlight, so let's celebrate their achievements!
Oct. 6, 2021
Growing movement of single parents sharing a house
Oct. 5, 2021
Will new vaping laws prevent smoking or push people back to cigarettes?
Oct. 4, 2021
Should councils make it easier for Victorians to live in tiny houses?
Oct. 1, 2021
Calls to compensate mothers who were forced to put their babies up for adoption
Sept. 29, 2021
Is too much screen time an outdated concept?
Sept. 28, 2021
Victorian businesses want support from Government for 'vaccinated economy' trial
Sept. 27, 2021
What should Victoria's roadmap out of lockdown include for renters?
Sept. 17, 2021
Workplaces offering to sponsor egg freezing for female employees
Sept. 16, 2021
Illegal pet breeders and puppy farms being dobbed in during the pandemic
Sept. 15, 2021
Ricotta get through this: Victorians making cheese during lockdown
Sept. 14, 2021
Nurses retiring from COVID-19 burnout puts strain on Victoria's health system
Sept. 13, 2021
Staff members policing customers for COVID-19 compliance
Sept. 10, 2021
Why do Australians love owning goats?
Sept. 9, 2021
Demand on delivery drivers prompts concern about workers conditions
Sept. 8, 2021
If Victoria was redesigned, what infrastructure should be given priority?
Sept. 7, 2021
Eating disorders on the rise in Victoria
Sept. 6, 2021
Has the pandemic changed how much Victorian’s will rely on cars in the future?
Sept. 3, 2021
Should the hospitality industry pay for street dining to continue?
Sept. 2, 2021
Playgrounds for seniors, kids, and people of all abilities
Sept. 1, 2021
Calls for fashion labels to create stylish adaptive clothing designs
Aug. 31, 2021
Designing pandemic-proof buildings with better ventilation
Aug. 30, 2021
Victoria has a bushel of apple varieties, but do we have enough pickers?
Aug. 27, 2021
Anxious teenagers sharing bedrooms with parents during COVID-19 pandemic
Aug. 26, 2021
Could keeping native animals as pets help conservation of threatened species?
Aug. 25, 2021
Should you switch off social media during lockdown?
Aug. 24, 2021
Will regional and metropolitan Victorians be reunited in 2021?
Aug. 23, 2021
How Victoria's olive oil industry is booming
Aug. 20, 2021
Should COVID-19 press conferences include a mental health expert?
Aug. 19, 2021
How Australia can improve access to languages other than English
Aug. 18, 2021
Are feral pigs causing problems for Victorians?
Aug. 17, 2021
What is natural wine and why is it trending in Victoria?
Aug. 16, 2021
If Victoria decriminalised cannabis for adult use, what would that look like?
Aug. 13, 2021
Could companies play Australian music to support the industry during COVID19?
Aug. 12, 2021
How Victorian towns are creating their own energy systems
Aug. 10, 2021
How to make truck driving an appealing long-term career
Aug. 9, 2021
Victoria has a shortage of umpires, so what will make more people sign up?
Aug. 6, 2021
Should Australia's pet food industry be regulated?
Aug. 5, 2021
Victorians love their coffee, but do they know if it's ethically sourced?
Aug. 4, 2021
Could psychedelic medication be used to treat mental illness and PTSD?
Aug. 3, 2021
What does being a bogan have to do with Australia’s class system?
Aug. 2, 2021
Why don't shopping malls attract crowds like they used to?
July 30, 2021
Why does everything seem so expensive these days?
July 29, 2021
Do uniforms stop women and girls participating in sport?
July 28, 2021
Archaeological finds: what lies beneath our cities
July 27, 2021
Why you should eat sea urchins and octopus
July 26, 2021
Basketball the 'go to' sport for disadvantaged people or those living in small towns
July 23, 2021
How young is too young to talk about body image?
July 22, 2021
What can Victoria learn from California's heat waves?
July 21, 2021
Should alcohol advertising during sporting events be banned?
July 20, 2021
Is Victoria on the brink of a teacher shortage?
July 19, 2021
Does 'Farmer Wants A Wife' paint an unrealistic picture of women in agriculture?
July 16, 2021
Silicosis risk prompts calls to ban artificial stone benchtops
July 15, 2021
Supporting transgender children and their families
July 14, 2021
Complaints of underquoting on the rise as house prices soar across Victoria
July 13, 2021
Is it time for boxing to throw in the towel?
July 12, 2021
Does Victoria need to build more facilities to recycle solar panels and e-waste?
July 9, 2021
How can traditional names and language be incorporated into everyday life?
July 8, 2021
Should freedoms increase for Australians who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19?
July 7, 2021
Searching for sperm donors using social media
July 6, 2021
Are building bans warranted?
July 5, 2021
Why are Victorians flocking to Tasmania?
July 2, 2021
How can Victoria prepare for a shortage of cemeteries?
July 1, 2021
When did water become so political?
June 30, 2021
Does food claiming to be cruelty free change how you shop?
June 29, 2021
Reading wars: what is the best way to teach someone how to read?
June 28, 2021
When should infrastructure be built to accommodate tourists?
June 25, 2021
Is there unrealistic pressure on dads to be both at work and at home?
June 24, 2021
Is population growth draining our rivers?
June 23, 2021
Buy now pay later, is it too good to be true?
June 22, 2021
Increasing rates of teen pregnancy in small towns linked to privacy concerns
June 21, 2021
Victoria has a shortage of volunteers due to COVID-19 pandemic
June 18, 2021
Would you share your house with friends or family as you age?
June 17, 2021
Dog attacks: are dog breeds or the owners to blame?
June 16, 2021
More Australians are falling for scams as they become more sophisticated
June 15, 2021
Alcohol-free drinks: clever marketing or are Australians moving away from alcohol?
June 14, 2021
Are digital theatre and music performances here to stay?
June 11, 2021
Future proofing Quarantine facilities beyond COVID-19
June 9, 2021
Foxes: Are they our neighbours or a pest?
June 8, 2021
Should teaching maths focus on problem solving or rote learning?
June 7, 2021
Should Australians be able to travel overseas with a vaccine passport, or is it too soon?
June 4, 2021
‘I feel like I have PTSD’: Could lockdown trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
June 3, 2021
Ring of steel? Regional Victorians suggest alternatives to hard border with Melbourne
June 2, 2021
Is it possible to stop an entire generation from smoking?
June 1, 2021
Citizen scientists helping protect threatened species across Victoria
May 31, 2021
The role of pop culture in teaching people about Australia’s Indigenous history
May 28, 2021
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