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This Kidney Patient Thought Her Life Was At Risk. She Says Her Local Health Clinic Refused To Help

Many people living in remote communities can't get dialysis there — even though they say being on country helps their health.

Hannah Ryan • 26 days ago

With Nowhere Else To Go, This Dialysis Patient From A Remote Community Has Spent Years In A Short-Stay Hostel

“Some of us mightn’t be alive” by the time they get public housing, one dialysis patient said.

Hannah Ryan • 26 days ago

Here's What Tony Abbott Had To Say About Losing His Seat

Tony Abbott spoke on Saturday evening after losing his seat to Zali Steggall.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

Tony Abbott Has Lost His Seat

Independent Zali Steggall unseated Abbott, who was prime minister from 2013 to 2015.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

This Is How Hard It Is For Remote Australians To Cast A Vote

For the last few weeks, candidates, campaigners and the AEC have been criss-crossing the Northern Territory in a huge logistical effort.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

We Asked Young People What They Thought Of Headspace

"You can understand if you're the local MP and there's an election coming and you can announce, 'I've got a headspace in my electorate', that looks great."

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

Here’s How Aboriginal People Are Fighting Against Fracking

“If you hurt the country you’re hurting us.”

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

This Tiny Remote Town Asked Tony Abbott For Better Housing — And Were Surprised When It Actually Arrived

After years of waiting for new housing, Borroloola residents credit Tony Abbott with taking action.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

Kids In This Remote Community Are Wandering The Streets At Night And Sleeping For Hours At School Because Of Their Houses

In the remote community of Borroloola in the Northern Territory, some people say housing is the most important issue at the federal election.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

This Single Mum Gets By On $160 A Week After Rent

As rents have steeply increased over the years, Rent Assistance has not kept up.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

These Aboriginal People Say Real Estate Agents And Landlords Are Discriminating Against Them

“It is nearly impossible to find a private rental if you are Aboriginal.”

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

This Is How Hard It Is To Find An Affordable Rental When You're On Welfare

“Finding an affordable home in the private rental market is a complete fiction for people on low incomes,” says Anglicare's Rental Affordability Snapshot.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

Indigenous Traditional Owners Drilled Parliament Lawns To Show Politicians What It Feels Like

They say they want to let politicians know how it feels to have unwelcome machinery on your land.

Hannah Ryan • 2 months ago

The Government Has Paid Hungry Jack's At Least $176,000 To Take Young Interns

176 young Australians interned at Hungry Jack's under a government program that pays as little as $4 an hour.

Hannah Ryan • 2 months ago

This Landmark Case Will Decide Whether Aboriginal Australians Who Aren't Citizens Can Be Deported

Lawyers for Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms argue they can't be considered "alien" under the Australian Constitution.

Hannah Ryan • 2 months ago

Australia Says Facebook Took Too Long To Take Down The Christchurch Video. Now The Government Has Made It A Crime

The new "Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material" law could mean jail time or massive fines if social media companies don't take down violent videos quickly.

Hannah Ryan • 2 months ago

A North Korean Man Who Has Lived In Australia For Over 20 Years Is Fighting Deportation

The man's case was heard in the Federal Court of Australia on Thursday. He says his drug convictions should not mean his visa is cancelled.

Hannah Ryan • 2 months ago

Please Enjoy These 15 Random Things We Found In This Year’s Budget

There was way more stuff about ants than I think any of us anticipated.

Lane Sainty • 2 months ago

The Government Says Youth Suicide Is A National Priority. Here’s What It’s Planning To Do About It

“It is a national tragedy that we lose so many people to suicide and that so many people live a life of quiet desperation.”

Hannah Ryan • 2 months ago

Kiwi Muslims Hope The Fight Against Islamophobia Continues After Non-Muslims Take Off Their Headscarves

"We are a richly diverse multicultural society...But we also have a nasty undercurrent of intolerance and hatred."

Hannah Ryan • 2 months ago