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One in three Australians sexually harassed at work, SBS News

An Australian Human Rights Commission report shows the number of people who have reported being sexually harassed in the workplace has risen dramatically in six years. Rates of sexual harassment in the workplace are highest in the information, media and telecommunications industry, a new study has found. For the first time, the Australian Human Rights… Continue reading One in three Australians sexually harassed at work, SBS News

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NAPLAN results show Australian students falling behind in writing, SBS News

This year's NAPLAN results have been released despite criticism of the process and quality of the data. The 2018 National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) results have been released, with the report showing little change from last year. The preliminary data show results were stable between 2017-18, with students in Years 3, 5,… Continue reading NAPLAN results show Australian students falling behind in writing, SBS News

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Six PMs in 10 years: How this leadership spill was different, SBS News

Scott Morrison has been elected Australia's 30th Prime Minister. One former Liberal Party leader says the latest leadership spill has some features that distinguishes it from episodes in the past. Former Liberal Party leader John Hewson said personal vendettas rather than policy differences has driven this latest leadership spill. "This is not a policy-driven event… Continue reading Six PMs in 10 years: How this leadership spill was different, SBS News

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University students going hungry as cost of living hits: report, SBS News

A rising cost of living is forcing university students to go without basic necessities. A new survey has found more and more Australian university students are going hungry. The Universities Australia report has found about one in seven students in 2017 regularly went without food and other necessities because they could not afford them. For… Continue reading University students going hungry as cost of living hits: report, SBS News

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Echoes of Tampa crisis as Italy rejects rescue boat, SBS News

A migrant rescue ship left stranded in the Mediterranean has been compared with the controversial 2001 Tampa affair in Australian waters. More than 600 migrants stranded on a rescue vessel in the Mediterranean Sea since the weekend have begun their slow journey to the Spanish port of Valencia. Rescue ship, the Aquarius, has been stopped… Continue reading Echoes of Tampa crisis as Italy rejects rescue boat, SBS News

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‘Get screened early’: New Cancer Council campaign targets Indigenous Australians, SBS News

The Cancer Council is urging everyone to get screened early as it launches its latest campaign aimed at the Indigenous community. Aboriginal elder Uncle Jack Charles has teamed up with Cancer Council Victoria as part of a new campaign to raise awareness about cancer screenings within Indigenous communities. In the minute-long video, Uncle Jack encourages… Continue reading ‘Get screened early’: New Cancer Council campaign targets Indigenous Australians, SBS News

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‘None of us expected to survive’: Battle of the Atlantic remembered, SBS News

Australians involved in one of the longest battles of World War II have gathered in Canberra. Australians involved in World War II's Battle of the Atlantic have gathered in Canberra 75 years on to reflect and remember. The battle was one of the longest of the war, beginning at the start of the war in… Continue reading ‘None of us expected to survive’: Battle of the Atlantic remembered, SBS News