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How the food we eat changes the fortune of Victoria's towns and suburbs
April 9, 2021
'Once it's gone, it's gone' - calls for better protection of cultural sites in Victoria
April 8, 2021
Rentvesting: entry into the property market or trouble for small towns?
April 7, 2021
How can older Australians be more social and connected to their community?
April 6, 2021
Mountain biking popularity is rising but some say Victoria needs more bike trails
April 1, 2021
Staff wanted: Victorian towns booming with tourists struggle to find workers
March 31, 2021
How controversial should community art be?
March 30, 2021
4 day work weeks and working from home: how flexible is your workplace, really?
March 29, 2021
Victoria's drought is ending but farmers aren't the only ones who should celebrate
March 26, 2021
Fly In Fly Out workers love the benefits but many experience poor mental health
March 25, 2021
How can public space be used to its full potential?
March 24, 2021
Posh pups and working dogs: do dogs like being treated like humans?
March 23, 2021
Planned or cultural burns: are they effective bushfire management methods?
March 22, 2021
"We relied too heavily on one industry": How do towns survive when big companies close?
March 18, 2021
Breaking at the Olympics: Is it a sport or an artform?
March 17, 2021
'I thought I was dumb': Studying, working and living life with dyslexia
March 16, 2021
Eating, growing, exporting: could insects be the world’s next biggest protein?
March 15, 2021
Good cop, bad cop? What it’s like being the only police officer in town
March 12, 2021
Ethical and sustainable clothing: just the latest fashion trend?
March 11, 2021
Couples wanting a 'good' divorce are trying creative dispute resolution techniques
March 10, 2021
Is Victoria on track to have 50% renewable energy by 2030?
March 9, 2021
IWD: Getting women interested in political careers
March 8, 2021
The impact of Sydney's Mardi Gras and Pride Events
March 5, 2021
Foraging for Mushrooms- a 'fungal-awakening'
March 4, 2021
Teaching consent: are sex education classes outdated?
March 3, 2021
From grassroots to professional leagues: does netball get enough support?
March 2, 2021
Parents of 'school refusers' desperate for solutions within school system
March 1, 2021
Has COVID-19 put the nail in the coffin for backpacking holidays?
Feb. 26, 2021
Ebikes becoming popular in Victoria as an alternative to cars
Feb. 25, 2021
Is it HR's responsibility to create a safe workplace culture?
Feb. 24, 2021
Micro farms giving communities a self-sufficient food supply
Feb. 23, 2021
Improving the relationship between Australia and the Pacific Islands
Feb. 22, 2021
Space tourism: Are holidays to space possible in our lifetime?
Feb. 19, 2021
Music industry workers consider quitting and fear a rise of poor mental health
Feb. 18, 2021
Food labels confuse customers despite shake up of Health Star Rating system
Feb. 17, 2021
How the role of pharmacists might change with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout
Feb. 16, 2021
Preparing Victoria's water management for climate change and increasing population
Feb. 15, 2021
The history of Bells Beach and Victoria's surfing culture
Feb. 12, 2021
Learning skills in jail helps prisoners find meaningful work
Feb. 11, 2021
What will it take for Victorians to participate in the container deposit scheme?
Feb. 10, 2021
Driving a truck in Australia takes its toll
Feb. 9, 2021
Quotas: creating equality or ticking a box?
Feb. 8, 2021
Is society getting better at understanding people living with invisible illness?
Feb. 5, 2021
Victorians struggling to put a roof over their head after COVID-19 pandemic
Feb. 4, 2021
Should Victorians eat kangaroo meat if it's a native Australian animal?
Feb. 3, 2021
How would a fast rail change your Victorian community?
Feb. 2, 2021
Are juice, bottled water and soft drink still a pantry staple in Victorian households?
Feb. 1, 2021
Concussion discussion: do local sport clubs take concussion seriously enough?
Jan. 29, 2021
The socio-economic barriers of learning to swim
Jan. 28, 2021
Do big developments change the feeling of a small town?
Jan. 27, 2021
Revealing swimwear: is it sexualising or liberating?
Jan. 26, 2021
Would you take your much-loved family pet to a taxidermist?
Jan. 25, 2021
Ideas on how to better prepare our homes and communities from heating and cooling
Jan. 22, 2021
Desperate financial decisions during COVID-19 may lead to long-term debt
Jan. 21, 2021
Should locals get priority over properties and jobs in their own towns?
Jan. 20, 2021
The rich history of paddle-steamers on the Murray River in Echuca/Moama
Jan. 19, 2021
Rollercoaster start to the year for border towns as NSW restrictions ease
Jan. 18, 2021
The moments of 2020 you won't ever forget
Dec. 11, 2020
Did you lose or find your religion or faith during 2020?
Dec. 10, 2020
Changing your Christmas menu to support Victorian producers
Dec. 9, 2020
The benefits of playing esports or gaming
Dec. 8, 2020
When will Australia get a COVID-19 vaccine?
Dec. 7, 2020
Do Victorians consider dingoes and wild dogs pests or apex predators?
Dec. 4, 2020
'Everybody's smoking chop chop': High demand for illegal tobacco in Victoria
Dec. 3, 2020
Fruit picking campaign calls out for students, seniors and migrant Victorians
Dec. 2, 2020
How gender-neutral clothing is challenging social norms
Dec. 1, 2020
How ageism is preventing some Australians from getting employed
Nov. 30, 2020
The rising trend of Australian native flowers
Nov. 27, 2020
Australians in Bali: behaviour, booze and the reliance on tourism
Nov. 26, 2020
'I thought it was just me:' Men open up about body image issues
Nov. 25, 2020
Healthcare workers want an integrated approach to treat people with an addiction
Nov. 24, 2020
Choosing sustainable fish to catch and consume
Nov. 23, 2020
Is Australia too slow at introducing electric vehicles?
Nov. 20, 2020
COVID-19 outbreaks haven't stopped cruise holidays selling out for 2022
Nov. 19, 2020
Could compost toilets be a sustainable way to manage Victoria's waste?
Nov. 18, 2020
Demand rises for non-alcoholic wine, beer and spirits, but are they worth it?
Nov. 17, 2020
Inclusive and modified sports give Victorians of all abilities the chance to play
Nov. 16, 2020
Are annual caravan park holidays dying or trending?
Nov. 13, 2020
Understanding Victoria’s sacred sites
Nov. 12, 2020
'Do not let it define you': Joe Biden raises awareness about stuttering
Nov. 11, 2020
How Victorians will use drones in the future
Nov. 10, 2020
Racism in sport: Does change happen at a grassroots or Government level?
Nov. 9, 2020
Are deer pests? The Victorian Government says no in latest deer control strategy
Nov. 6, 2020
Heather Ewart on why taking the backroads in Victoria can uncover hidden gems
Nov. 5, 2020
'Sleep is not an option tonight': Americans in Victoria anxiously await US election result
Nov. 4, 2020
Country races feeling the impact of COVID-19 restrictions
Nov. 3, 2020
As Victoria leaves lockdown, the UK, USA and Europe are going back in
Nov. 2, 2020
Halloween and 'candy': is Australia adopting too many Americanisms?
Oct. 30, 2020
Solutions for returned veterans struggling to find meaningful work
Oct. 29, 2020
First beers poured at 11am as Melbourne's pubs reopen after lockdown
Oct. 28, 2020
Victoria is getting back together but are all tourism industries happy about it?
Oct. 27, 2020
Meet the nominees for the 2021 Victoria Australian of the Year award
Oct. 26, 2020
It took a global pandemic but I finally got around to...
Oct. 23, 2020
What COVID-19 taught us about Australia's nursing industry
Oct. 22, 2020
The origins behind footy theme songs
Oct. 21, 2020
'It will be a nightmare': Farmers fear changes to camping laws in Victoria
Oct. 20, 2020
How coastal erosion is changing the appearance of Victoria's beaches
Oct. 19, 2020
How do elections in New Zealand differ from elections in Australia?
Oct. 16, 2020
Australians going hungry for the first time during COVID-19 pandemic
Oct. 15, 2020
The sharks that swim off Victorian shores
Oct. 14, 2020
Rise in Australians gambling online during COVID-19 lockdown
Oct. 13, 2020
Aged care? Granny flat? Deciding where to live when you grow old
Oct. 12, 2020
Fun, safe and appropriate: how we can make news for kids
Oct. 9, 2020
How accessible is Victoria for people living with low vision or blindness?
Oct. 8, 2020
Why supermarket shelves should make space for native Indigenous ingredients
Oct. 7, 2020
Living with languages: Growing up in a bilingual household
Oct. 6, 2020
Understanding La Nina: why changing conditions across the Pacific Ocean could mean hope of rain for Australian farmers
Oct. 5, 2020
Monitoring the sounds of nature can help protect native animals in the future
Oct. 2, 2020
Does New Zealand and Australia have a fair relationship?
Oct. 1, 2020
What Victorians want to know about the Murray-Darling Basin
Sept. 30, 2020
Generational change: Events that define how we spend our money
Sept. 29, 2020
The United States Presidential election is one month away, do Australian's care?
Sept. 28, 2020
Council election candidates think creatively about campaigning due to coronavirus
Sept. 25, 2020
Generation boomerang: Adults moving back home with their parents
Sept. 24, 2020
Dr Norman Swan answers your COVID-19 questions as 14 day average drops below 30
Sept. 23, 2020
Echo chambers and fake news: How social media has changed society
Sept. 22, 2020
Victorians concerned about high density living as population grows
Sept. 21, 2020
Restaurant owners say COVID-safe outdoor dining plan won't work in Victoria
Sept. 18, 2020
Possible second gold rush in Victoria as councils bid for UNESCO Heritage List
Sept. 17, 2020
From Cathy Freeman’s Sydney Olympics gold to the Western Bulldogs’ premiership, when did sport mean more than sport to you?
Sept. 16, 2020
Regional Victorians rejoice at easing coronavirus restrictions
Sept. 15, 2020
Australia's relationship with China — and what it means for you
Sept. 14, 2020
Playgrounds to reopen under relaxing coronavirus restrictions
Sept. 11, 2020
Roll up to the virtual agricultural show
Sept. 10, 2020
How can the economy recover from the "COVID-induced recession"?
Sept. 9, 2020
Bass Coast Dinosaur trail will link fossil sites in South Gippsland
Sept. 8, 2020
Decentralisation, regional growth and development post COVID-19
Sept. 7, 2020
Cycling and the Tour de France
Sept. 4, 2020
How the coronavirus pandemic is impacting students and their career pathways
Sept. 3, 2020
How kids and parents are dealing with homeschooling under lockdown
Sept. 2, 2020
How to keep pet cats responsibly in Australia
Sept. 1, 2020
Are supermarket house brands taking over the shelves?
Aug. 31, 2020
Twins, identical outfits, and identity
Aug. 28, 2020
How are hairdressers and beauty industry workers going in the coronavirus pandemic?
Aug. 27, 2020
Rebuilding after Black Summer
Aug. 26, 2020
What's for dinner? Ask the app
Aug. 25, 2020
Aug. 24, 2020
Do you feel represented on screen?
Aug. 21, 2020
Hanging up the wings
Aug. 20, 2020
'When will they realise I shouldn't be here?'
Aug. 19, 2020
Coronavirus has made the world bigger
Aug. 18, 2020
The future of recycling
Aug. 17, 2020
'Fellow citizens. The war is over.'
Aug. 14, 2020
Teaching without a classroom
Aug. 13, 2020
Coronavirus hasn't stopped us popping open the bubbly
Aug. 12, 2020
There aren't many backpackers around to pick fruit
Aug. 11, 2020
Country people die on country roads
Aug. 10, 2020
Finding joy close to home
Aug. 7, 2020
The pain of ambiguous loss
Aug. 6, 2020
What goes into developing a coronavirus vaccine?
Aug. 5, 2020
COVID-19 across Victoria
Aug. 4, 2020
Homebirths up in the time of coronavirus
Aug. 3, 2020
Auslan enrolments have 'skyrocketed'
July 31, 2020
Coronavirus restrictions for regional Victorians
July 30, 2020
Colac: The town that gets stuff done
July 29, 2020
Now everyone's heard of Mitchell Shire
July 28, 2020
The push to raise the age
July 27, 2020
Telescopes are the new bikes
July 24, 2020
'Please listen to us'
July 23, 2020
Startups rise from the ashes
July 22, 2020
Trades and apprenticeships
July 21, 2020
The future of big events
July 20, 2020
Victoria's record coronavirus case numbers
July 17, 2020
Dr Norman Swan answers your coronavirus questions
July 16, 2020
Is it really a first home buyers' market in the time of COVID-19?
July 14, 2020
Victorian wildlife populations at risk after bushfires and drought
July 10, 2020
Changing the blueprint for public housing
July 9, 2020
Regional Victorians have mixed opinions about Melbourne's lockdown
July 8, 2020
Loneliness on the rise during coronavirus lockdowns in Victoria
July 7, 2020
Regional towns 'divided' whether to allow Melburnians visit during school holidays
July 6, 2020
It's been 10 years since Victoria had a new national park, so should there be more?
July 3, 2020
Nicotine ban set to change vapers' smoking habits
July 2, 2020
'CFA has become a puppet of Government': Reactions to Victoria's new fire service
July 1, 2020
'It's made the invisible, visible': Where to for the Black Lives Matter movement?
June 30, 2020
Is the World Cup the turning point of women's football in Australia?
June 26, 2020
How can Australia keep its power grid reliable?
June 25, 2020
Foreign investment: who actually owns Victorian land?
June 24, 2020
'Home is where you catch this': Dr Norman Swan answers coronavirus questions
June 23, 2020
Ski resorts reopen as COVID-19 restrictions tighten in Victoria
June 22, 2020
'The problem is the problem, not the kid': How to talk to young people about violence
June 19, 2020
Victorians fired up over suggestions for a wood heater buy-back scheme
June 18, 2020
Push to demolish or amend 'offensive' historical monuments in Victoria
June 17, 2020
Why teaching resilience and gratitude in schools can improve our happiness
June 16, 2020
Twelve months of voluntary assisted dying in Victoria
June 15, 2020
A history of migration in Victoria
June 12, 2020
Should childcare in Victoria be free?
June 11, 2020
Access to cancer treatment depending on where you live in Victoria
June 10, 2020
Food suppliers forced to change business models to survive COVID-19
June 9, 2020
Vacancy: confusion over caravan park restrictions in Victoria
June 5, 2020
Without bees, can Victorian agriculture survive?
June 4, 2020
What needs to be done to make bikes safe to ride in Victoria?
June 3, 2020
"I can't wait until 5pm": people are drinking more alcohol during COVID-19 lockdowns
June 2, 2020
Laminated menus and measuring tapes: How cafes are reopening across Victoria
June 1, 2020
Conversation starters: what are you talking about around your dinner table?
May 29, 2020
WWII bunkers and converted churches: the weirdest places to live in Victoria
May 28, 2020
"I was afraid to be who I was": Growing up as an Aboriginal person in Victoria
May 27, 2020
What international students bring to Victoria besides money
May 26, 2020
Coronavirus is changing where we want to live
May 25, 2020
The role of town halls in our communities
May 22, 2020
On the other end of the phone: what it's like answering calls for 000 or Lifeline
May 21, 2020
How Gippsland bushfire victims are recovering four months on
May 20, 2020
'It's nothing short of a tragedy': The demise of local news in Australia
May 19, 2020
How Victorian communities have changed their attitude towards LGBTIQ+ residents
May 18, 2020
Coronavirus clusters and Chinese trade tensions: Why abattoirs are in the spotlight
May 15, 2020
Is the fashion and textiles industry in Australia struggling or soaring?
May 14, 2020
Keen 'fishos' cast a line after social distancing restrictions eased in Victoria
May 13, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic sparks racist attacks against Asian Australians
May 12, 2020
Make Victoria Make Again: The history and future of manufacturing in Victoria
May 8, 2020
The lifelong mental health impacts for children who survive bushfires
May 7, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic's impact on people with Tourette Syndrome
May 6, 2020
Are we becoming too reliant on supermarkets?
May 5, 2020
Pokies addicts open up about their gambling addiction
May 4, 2020
With casinos shut, some pokies addicts are kicking the habit
Should regional Australia lift coronavirus restrictions before capital cities?
May 1, 2020
How does gun ownership work in Victoria?
April 30, 2020
What are wet markets and have you visited one?
April 29, 2020
What does the future hold for regional airlines?
April 28, 2020
Births, deaths and marriages in the age of COVID-19
April 27, 2020
When your only outing is to put the bins out, why not dress up?
April 24, 2020
Fears COVID-19 will see a decline in community sport players
April 23, 2020
How do small towns survive mass unemployment?
April 22, 2020
Hoarders explain the difficulty of 'letting go'
April 21, 2020
What will life be like after the coronavirus pandemic is over?
April 20, 2020
Bored in isolation? Brush up on your first aid skills
April 17, 2020
Arts industry put on hold in regional towns
April 16, 2020
How year 12 school captains are feeling about their final year in lockdown
April 15, 2020
Navigating the property market during the coronavirus pandemic
April 14, 2020
Will climate change benefit from the coronavirus pandemic?
April 8, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic prompts changes for the dating game
April 7, 2020
'Almost temporary retirement': Olympians struggle to train in coronavirus lockdown
April 6, 2020
Truck drivers are finally feeling appreciated during coronavirus pandemic
April 3, 2020
Should you self isolate at your holiday house?
April 2, 2020
Practicing religion and faith via Facebook
April 1, 2020
With Anzac Day marches cancelled, a new campaign emerges for driveway dawn services
March 31, 2020
'Stay at home' message lost on the homeless
March 30, 2020
Victorian winemakers 'doing it tough', as coronavirus strikes another blow
March 27, 2020
'If someone touches my toy, can I get coronavirus?'
March 26, 2020
WFH: What does working from home look like in your house?
March 25, 2020
What impact will COVID-19 have on the war on waste?
March 24, 2020
How local news is helping smaller towns find answers during the coronavirus crisis
March 23, 2020
Farmers' markets 'essential' to food supply during coronavirus pandemic
March 20, 2020
AFL season goes ahead but country footy postponed until May
March 19, 2020
Mallacoota 'still looks like a warzone' after bushfires
March 18, 2020
Elderly people at risk of loneliness during coronavirus self-isolation
March 17, 2020
Dr Norman Swan and Professor Raina MacIntyre answer your COVID-19 questions
March 16, 2020
For Lease: How's your High Street?
March 13, 2020
Animal testing in Victoria
March 12, 2020
Do tinier houses equal tinier problems?
March 11, 2020
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