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Simone Amelia Jordan

10 daily Senior Journalist

World

World

What Happens When Islamic State 'Brides' Want To Come Home?

4 min read

Currently living in Syria's al-Hol refugee camp, Islamic State recruits Shamima Begum and Hoda Muthana have begged to come home to their respective countries.

National

National

Homeless Teens Left Hungry Due To 'Emergency Relief' Cuts

2 min read

With emergency relief funding for Brisbane Youth Services being cut after this year, the city's young homeless population may go hungrier than ever.

News

News

On Hate: Australia's Reluctance To Talk About It, Let Alone Deal With It

4 min read

Former Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane knows the subject of his newly published fifth book, On Hate, all too well.

National

National

New 'Dark Figures' Reveal Extent Of Human Trafficking And Slavery In Australia

2 min read

Research from the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) has revealed thousands of cases of human trafficking and slavery victims in Australia.

Crime

Crime

The Police Raid That Mistook Cryptocurrency For Cannabis

2 min read

When South Australian police forced entry into a home apparently suspected of being used to grow marijuana, they found a (legal) bitcoin mining rig instead.

National

National

The Aussie Town Where Motor Neurone Disease Is 7 Times The National Average

1 min read

The rural New South Wales town of Griffith has a startling rate of the deadly condition, also known as ALS.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Controversy And Low Ratings, The Curtains Begin To Close On Awards Shows

3 min read

From Academy Awards hosting contention, to artists happily snubbing the GRAMMYs -- have these glitzy ceremonies run their course?

Music

Music

Baker Boy Headlines Bluesfest's Boomerang Festival

1 min read

Recently awarded Young Australian Of The Year, the rapper leads an exciting lineup of legendary and upcoming Aboriginal talent.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Miley Cyrus Took Liam Hemsworth's Last Name, Is Now Miley Ray Hemsworth

1 min read

The Hollywood actor evidently didn't expect his longtime love to take his last name after tying the knot, according to his heart-warming response.

World

World

Ikea 'Phasing Out' Decorative Map After Forgetting To Include New Zealand

2 min read

The shopping giant said they "regret the mistake" after a Reddit user noticed The Land Of The Long White Cloud was conspicuously absent from their BJÖRKSTA map range.

News

News

Jeff Morris Blew The Lid On The Banking Industry -- Now He Gets A Thank You

3 min read

Jeff Morris is the whistleblower largely responsible for Australia's Royal Banking Commission. Despite his career being blacklisted, family heartache and suffering PTSD, he said speaking out against corruption was worth it.

News

News

Is Being A Whistleblower Worth It?

3 min read

A whistleblower exposes information or activity at a company in the private or public sector that is illegal, unethical or not correct.