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Briggs: Fund More Indigenous Content

After the removal of four of Chris Lilley’s shows from the Netflix service, in addition to Little Britain and The Mighty Boosh – which all feature characters depicted in blackface. Brooke Boney, a Gamilaroi Gomeroi woman and entertainment presenter on Nine’s Today Show, told viewers

Are films involving ‘racial prejudice’ a snapshot of the past?

Yesterday, American streaming service HBOMax mad the decision to pull the 1939 film “Gone With the Wind” from its catalogue. The reason? As much of a classic the film is, it’s also incredibly controversial. The film’s portrayal of slavery, African Americans and the Civil War

Remote learning is nothing new for the School of the Air

There’s a school in Australia that stretches over a million square kilometres. The School of the Air, founded in 1944, once relied on radio. Now classes are conducted via satellite. Educator Adelaide Miethke – then vice president of the South Australian branch of the Royal

Can you make music with plants?

When you have a slight plant obsession, what can you do about? In the case of Tilly Webb, you harness that obsession and make it into something very unique and creative… In 2016, Tilly moved to Melbourne to study music composition and production. She managed

New Covid-19 Cases Down, Ugg Boot Injuries Up

It is the first time since the World Health Organisation announced Covid-19 a pandemic that there have been no new local transmissions of the coronavirus in Australia, however podiatrists now have their hands tied with a different threat: ugg boot foot. Clinical podiatrist Jessica Johnston

TIPS for Early Risers!

Waking up can be a struggle… Just ask anyone on the 2NRS Breakfast Team who’s alarm goes off at 5am every morning (!!!). For all the early risers out there, we’d like to share some of our hot tips for kick starting your morning in

Live Science Streaming for Kids!

Science Space might not be open for business as normal, however the North Wollongong home of Australia’s #1 most digitally advanced Planetarium is now offering live science shows directly to classrooms via Livestream link. Shows currently on offer include Liquid Nitrogen, Bubbleology, Fly Me To

Over 1500 Attend Black Lives Matter Protests in Wollongong

Over 1500 people gathered at Crown Street Mall in Wollongong on Sunday to protest in solidarity with Black Lives Matter rallies in the US.  Signs bearing the words “Black Lives Matter”, “I Stand For You” and “Stop Deaths In Custody” could be seen held high,

Changing The Australian National Anthem – Yay or Nay?

Last Wednesday evening, before the State of Origin opener, players from both teams refused to sing ‘Advance Australia Fair’ on the field. First Nations players Josh Addo-Carr, Cody Walker and Will Chambers were clear that they had no intention to sing the anthem. That same