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04 Dec 2020

Hack

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Hack brings you the stories that matter to young people. Every weekday host Avani Dias and the triple j Hack team cover the latest news, politics and culture from all around Australia.

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    Celebrating disability

    It's International Day of People with Disability, so legendary former triple j newsreader Nas Campanella joins Avani Dias for a special episode about celebrating and raising awareness about disability in Australia. More than 4 million Australians live with disability - so what challenges have they faced during the COVID pandemic? Plus, we look at how to make gigs more accessible and inclusive, and we see how young Aussies with disability are finding the dating scene.

  • Posted on 03 Dec 2020

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    Online learning is leaving uni students unsatisfied

    COVID disrupted the way we learn, but as more and more tertiary education institutions announce they'll keep online learning in some capacity next year, students are asking if it's worth it. Also, fewer young Australians identify as religious, but for people of faith, reconciling sex and sexual orientation with their faith can be difficult. And, plans to film a movie about the 1996 Port Arthur massacre has caused outrage in the small Tasmanian community.

  • Posted on 02 Dec 2020

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    Investigating veteran suicides

    Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie joins Avani Dias as she pushes for a Royal Commission into veteran suicides in Australia. Also, heaps of young people have had to move back home during the pandemic - and advocates are worried about young LGBTQI people who are particularly at-risk of facing domestic abuse from their families. Plus, New Zealand is declaring a climate emergency. New Zealand Greens MP Chloe Sworebrick joins us to explain the plan across the ditch. And research about the fitness levels of esports players has challenged the 'couch potato' stereotype.

  • Posted on 01 Dec 2020

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    Why this weekend's heatwave raised alarm bells

    We're currently in a La Nina cycle, which is supposed to mean cooler, wetter weather. But this weekend's heatwave has turned that assumption on its head. Also, a doctered image of an Australia soldier posted by a Chinese Govt official signals a sharp escalation in tensions between China and Australia. And, why more and more girls and young women are getting cosmetic surgery on their genitals.

  • Posted on 30 Nov 2020

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    The Shake Up: Whiny hospo workers, ethical fashion and revisiting the Royals

    It's the Friday Shake Up and we're talking... Whether young hospo workers have it better than previous generations, whether cheap fashion can ever be ethically made, and how The Crown has made young people revisit the royal family. Join Hack's Avani Dias with journalist Jade Gailberger and actor Remy Hii.

  • Posted on 27 Nov 2020

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