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· January, 2013

Stories about Australia from January, 2013

The Big Wet: Northern Australia in Grip of Floods

As uncontrolled bushfires continue in Victoria, major flooding is happening in Queensland and northern New South Wales in Australia. Nick Evershed sums up the national feeling about the latest weather...

Mainland China's Demand on Infant Formula Milk Becomes a Global Issue

The news about anti-Chinese sentiment in Australia, Germany and the Netherlands as a result of the shortage of infant forumla milk is widely discussed in Hong Kong. Dictionary of Politically...

Australia: Lactivists Demonstrate for Public Breastfeeding

Lactivists have taken to social media and the streets to protect the right to breastfeeding in public in Australia. Two demonstrations have taken place following the ejection of Liana Webster,...

Free Online Course on Media and Information Literacy by UNESCO

UNESCO has launched a free online course on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue. The course is designed for teachers, policy makers and professionals, and will be offered from...

Communications and Social Change Awards Open for Nominations

The Centre for Communication and Social Change at the University of Queensland in Australia is accepting nominations for individuals and organisations working in the theory and/or practice of communications for...

Australia: UFO Sparks War of Words

A video of a UFO in Queensland, Australia has sparked a reaction in the twitterverse from true believers and skeptics alike.

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