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“Have you got x-ray vision into my kidneys?”: The untold stories of invisible illnesses

By Jessica Belzycki Global Rare Disease Day is an annual awareness event, so why don’t we hear more about it? Rare disease patients want Australians to know that even though they “suffer in silence”, they are here and they are hurting.   “It’s like an electric shock hitting your body that pulls out all your […]

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Cube of Truth: The changing shape of animal activism

By Jessica Belzycki and Zoe Brown The Aussie Farms scandal has re-ignited the decades long debate between farmers and animal activists, but has anything changed? According to animal activists, aggressive confrontation is a tactic of the past. Today, it’s all about peaceful actions. Sombre music echoes through the commercial centre of Sydney’s Pitt Street Mall […]