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Anzacs behaving badly: Scott McIntyre and contested history

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image'Let me try and put sacked SBS sports journalist Scott McIntyre’s tweets in historical perspective.'EPA/Sedat Suna

Sacked for tweeting remarks about Anzacs that are considered “inappropriate” and “disrespectful”? Let me try and put SBS sports journalist Scott McIntyre’s tweets in historical perspective. Over the...

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WWF fires a warning shot over Australia's land-clearing record

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imageEastern Australia's forests could be a hotspot for deforestation in the future - just like these forests in south east Asia. William Laurance

When we think about global deforestation, certain hotspots spring to mind. The Amazon. The Congo. Borneo and Sumatra. And… eastern Australia?

Yes, eastern Australia is one of 11 regions highlighted in a...

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  18. Baltimore burning: death of African American in police custody lit old tinderbox
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  20. Is Brexit a good idea? Lessons from Norway on the advantages of EU membership
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  24. Fact Check: are disadvantaged young people 12 times less likely to go to university?
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