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  • The teenage girl at the centre of the St Kilda nude picture scandal is embroiled in a fresh controversy involving a prominent AFL player agent. Professor Catharine Lumby, Director of JMRC, UNSW, is interviewed on ABC The 7.30 Report.  More.

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    Posted: 21st February 2011
  • THE professor who is helping to change NRL players' attitudes towards women says it is time the AFL and its clubs and players looked beyond the law to questions of basic decency, as further revelations emerged yesterday concerning a 17-year-old girl…

    Posted: 20th February 2011
  • A FORMER judge, lawyers, academics, politicians and intelligence officers have joined mounting calls for a public inquiry into charges that the Australian government and its agencies were complicit in the seizure of Mamdouh Habib and his torture in…

    Posted: 19th February 2011
  • THE federal government is on track for an April start to its review of classification laws for its planned internet filtering legislation.

    A spokesman for Home Affairs Minister Brendan O'Connor said state and territory censorship ministers had agreed…

    Posted: 14th December 2010
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    A response to The Weekend Australian's summary of its editorial position on climate change

    THE Australian is undoubtedly the most serious newspaper in Australia and its record on climate change matters because of this. More importantly, its…

    Posted: 11th December 2010
  • ‘Dr Kath Albury is the winner of a 2010 UNSW Award for Staff Excellence in Community Engagement. These Awards recognise and reward staff who have demonstrated excellence in their performance through either sustained outstanding performance or a…

    Posted: 10th December 2010
  • Since 1987, the Australian Human Rights Commission has recognised the often extraordinary contribution to Australian society of a wide variety of men and women committed to issues of human rights, social justice and equality through the annual Human…

    Posted: 10th December 2010
  • On December 10, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed and adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Nowadays, December 10 is celebrated as International Human Rights Day.

    In theory, Australians are unequivocally opposed…

    Posted: 9th December 2010
  • A report by the Journalism and Media Research Centre and Media Monitors, analysing sport and gender in the Australian media, has won an international award.

     Towards a Level Playing Field: Sport and gender in the Australian media, which was…

    Posted: 24th November 2010
  • So, there’s noise, lots of it, all around us every day and it’s having a huge effect on our health and happiness. But what about that other kind of noise? You know, the steady stream of information coming at you from all directions…

    Posted: 24th November 2010

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