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ON LOSS: A PUBLIC RE/W/RITE

Over two weekends, non/fictionLab’s Peta Murray delivered a two-part event in partnership with Melbourne Writer’s Festival 2019.

WrICE writer Melissa Lucashenko wins the 2019 Miles Franklin award for her novel Too Much Lip

Melissa is an award-winning Australian novelist, short story writer and essayist of Bundjalung and European heritage. She is an alumnus of RMIT Writing and Publishing’s Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program (WrICE), having travelled to Singapore and Malaysia with WrICE in 2014.

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Affordability the key barrier to getting all Australians online

Findings from the fourth Australian Digital Inclusion Index show that while internet services continue to improve, lower-income households are being priced out.

The queer lens: A masterclass

The Capitol continues to deliver as an important cultural hub, with a screening of the ground-breaking documentary The Queen and a masterclass on what it means to be a genderqueer artist.

Speaking from the heart: Yankunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann

On the eve of her appearance at the Melbourne Writer’s Festival, world-renowned poet and multi-award-winning indigenous writer Ali Cobby Eckermann features in a new podcast from The Garret.

RMIT takes home two BHERT Awards

RMIT has taken out two categories in the prestigious Business / Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Awards.

The Hawks and the Giants played AFL in the snow earlier this month, but was it the first time ever?

RMIT ABC Fact Check deep dives into AFL history to see if they can answer this question.

Online in the outback

A new podcast from remote Australia reveals how the world’s oldest living culture is embracing mobile technology.

The cost of reporting the truth

Some of Australia’s most prominent journalists gathered at RMIT’s City campus on Thursday to discuss why journalism matters and challenges facing the industry.

Matt Canavan says hook turns are a 'stupid way' to manage traffic. Are they?

Senator for Queensland Matt Canavan has put noses out of joint in Melbourne with his biting comment about the southern city's most eccentric traffic rule — hook turns.

Have social housing levels fallen to historic lows?

RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates Adrian Pisarski's claim that social housing levels in Australia dropped from a high of 7.1 per cent in 1991 to a low of 4.2 per cent today.

Reframing homelessness

Final year photography students have reshaped their perception of homelessness through a collaborative project with RMIT ABC Fact Check.

Is economic growth the lowest it's been since the global financial crisis?

RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers' claim that the rate of economic growth has fallen to the lowest level since the global financial crisis.

On the beat abroad: Five things I learned working in Japan

An RMIT journalism student shares what she learned during an internship at a prestigious news outlet in Japan as part of a Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) travel grant.

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