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As calls to address the disproportionate jailing of Indigenous people grow louder, three on-the-ground programs show how change involves listening to Aboriginal communities.

Lifting restrictions won't necessarily save your favourite restaurant. This is what the industry says will

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Saudi Arabia has a 'shiny new toy' — a desert mega-city that will be 30 times bigger than New York. It's being spun as the future centre of global culture and innovation - but at what cost to the rights and culture of ordinary Saudis? @RNFutureTense 

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Within a week of her best friend's funeral lockdown happened. Emma says her grief was put on hold

#ICYMI The Neom vision is ambitious. A city in the Saudi Arabian desert with futuristic buildings, flying taxis, robot maids and its own artificial moon. But is it achievable or fantastic folly?

When a brain injury shattered her world, @billiebites  started self-medicating — with nature. This is the story of her 'brain on nature'

Lifting restrictions won't necessarily save your favourite restaurant. This is what the industry says will

Emma’s best friend died days before the coronavirus lockdown started and changed everything. “It was as if grieving had been put on hold,” she says. As restrictions lifted the full weight of the loss hit, and the memories came “flooding back”.

#ICYMI Shu Xian Leong has spent most of 2020 isolated and far from home. She fell into a "bad cycle" of stress and binge-watching TV, until an ancient book gave her solace.

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"If they can come for Julian, they can come for anybody in Australia." @johnpilger  tells @PhillipAdams_1  on @LNLonRN  why he thinks Australians must push to #FreeJulianAssange  📻

"If I'm seen to be political by talking climate change, then what a shame for our democracy." Former Commissioner of Fire and Rescue NSW, Greg Mullins, did not hold back this morning on #RNBreakfast  @hamishNews  @RNBreakfast 

On @RNBreakfast  this morning... @frankelly08 : PM says technology, not taxation or carbon price, is the best way to bring our missions down. As a tech leader, do you agree with that? @mcannonbrookes : No, I wouldn’t. 📻

The evidence shows school closures before students become infected is one of the most powerful non-pharmaceutical interventions that we can deploy @NAChristakis  #RNSundayExtra 

Today Rottnest Island, off Fremantle, is a popular holiday spot, but few realise the island's dark past as a prison and grave site for Indigenous men.

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A former police insider speaks out about Australia's data retention plans. #auspol 

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