Day: October 14, 2020

The challenges of Covid-19 for the visually impaired

By Sarah Tran Covid-19 has been difficult for everyone, but for people with vision impairments it has changed the world in ways they can’t see, making their everyday tasks harder.

Kickit touch kicking goals

By Tom Primmer Kick It Touch Football is branded the closest social sport to rugby league, and the format is going from strength to strength in southeast Queensland.

Concerns for elderly people isolated in care

By Morgan O’Neill Coronavirus isolation mandates have left our elderly community, especially those in aged care, feeling neglected and alone. President of Older People Speak Out, Irene Cayas, said she is very concerned for elderly residents in nursing homes, who

Farmers’ pleas fall foul as backpackers speak out

By Andi-Bianca Haddow Australian farmers are appealing for help picking this season’s produce, but it’s been met with reluctance, following a social media campaign describing farm conditions as ‘horrific’, ‘unsafe’ and well below minimum wage.

Facebook fake news fail

By Annelise Crilly Facebook has been accused of becoming a little too trigger-happy with their newly introduced fact-checking software. The social media giant has come under fire for flagging content which is clearly satire.

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