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How Covid-19 laid bare the cracks in Australia’s aged care system

With over half of Covid-19 deaths in Victoria associated with aged care facilities, the...

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Life under Covid-19 lockdown in Melbourne

Millions of people in Melbourne are living under the toughest lockdown laws in Australia, as...

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Moonlight In Prison – Part II

Tales from Rat City presents the second instalment in the story of notorious Australian...

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How Victoria's Covid-19 lockdown is devastating its economy

Before coronavirus, Victoria’s economy was powering ahead, but the tough lockdown as it...

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No room to grieve: one Australian family experience death under Covid-19 restrictions

Emma Sheppard Simms tells us how she struggled with closing borders and mandatory quarantine to...

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Folkapaloreza! Part I

On the 19th of August, Tales from Rat City was invited to participate in the online event...

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What can we learn from Melbourne's stage four lockdown?

The World Health Organisation has called on governments to be clear about which Covid-19...

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Will social bubbles break the loneliness of living alone in Melbourne during lockdown?

After 10 weeks of various stages of lockdown in Melbourne, a new policy was announced to help...

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Moonlight At Dawn – Part III

The final episode in our three part series on the dashing and doomed Captain Moonlight. Hear as...

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The injecting centre that saved Lisa’s life

Three years ago, when Lisa Townsend walked into a medically supervised injecting centre, she had...

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Melbourne protests: far-right extremists or construction workers?

After the Victorian government announced restrictions on the construction industry to curb the...

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Victoria’s health system battles yet another Covid-19 wave

This week Victoria’s daily case numbers overtook NSW, and with cases rising rapidly, so are...

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Oct 6 Tennyson - Faith and Doubt In Memoriam

Today we remember the death of Poet Laurete Alfred Lord Tennyson. HIs poem In Memoriam helped...

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May 1 Death of David Livingstone

Perhaps the Westerner who did more to shape thinking about Africa then anyone else. Both a father...

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‘You can’t close’: Melbourne’s last video store determined to stay open in streaming era

Derek de Vreught runs the last video store in Melbourne. He’s sticking around as streaming...

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Africa on the Goldfields

In collaboration with the Ballarat African Association, this episode of Tales from Rat City hopes...

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‘It’s about quality of life’: septuagenarian gym owners keep their peers moving

Their shed may not be state-of-the art but a community-oriented approach to fitness is working...

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BBC Gardens Illustrated Magazine - Conceptual Gardens Part 1

Introduction to event with welcome from Victoria Walsh, head of public programmes at Tate Britain...

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Sovereign squire rebel

At the age of five years, Duleep Singh found himself on the golden throne of the Punjab, one of...

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Episode 2: Victoria Fleming talks about sales in business

Episode 2:  Victoria Fleming talks about sales in business Host Tiana Wilson-Buys speaks to...

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