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Bonus segment Awaye! - Decoding Aboriginal sign languages

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 20:50
It's rare for hearing communities to resort to sign language as an alternate way to communicate. But not in Arnhem Land communities like Galiwin'ku.
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Science fiction as a guide for the future

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 20:05
Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel says that every great human advance is preceded by a leap in imagination.
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Inequality and health

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:40
Reducing inequality will improve population health.
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Sleeping rough and the importance of home

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:05
The experience of street sleepers and the hidden homeless who are sleeping in cars, on a friends's couch or in emergency accommodation.
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