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20 Sep 2020

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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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    Friday Shake Up: The gas recovery, stranded Aussies overseas and the new citizenship test

    It's the Friday Shake Up and we're talking... The changes to the Australian citizenship test, the government's gas-led plan to get us on a 'road to recovery' post-coronavirus, and the stories of Aussies stranded overseas during the pandemic. Join Hack's Isabella Higgins with journalist Jan Fran and former Liberal MP Wyatt Roy.

  • Posted on 18 Sep 2020

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    Men struggling with mental health

    A study has shown how Australian men often suffer in silence about their mental health struggles. Why is is still so hard to reach out? Plus, New Zealand will soon vote on the legalisation of weed - so we head across the ditch for the latest. There's more news on the Government's plan for renewable energy, and we'll also find out more about the massive job cuts at universities around the country.

  • Posted on 17 Sep 2020

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    Aussies stranded abroad are desperate to get home

    There are calls for the limits on the number of flights allowed into the country during the pandemic to be lifted so Aussies stuck overseas can come home. Also, remember the COVIDSafe app? It was touted as the way out of harsh restrictions, but six months on we've barely heard a peep about it. And, tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes weighs in on the politically-charged energy debate.

  • Posted on 16 Sep 2020

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    Australia is trying to move away from coal. Is gas the answer?

    Do claims about the environmental impact and employment opportunities of gas stack up? We ask Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor. And, what your gut health could tell you about battling allergies. Also, some exciting space news - researchers have found a gas on Venus that could indicate life is present on the planet.

  • Posted on 15 Sep 2020

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    Hope could be on the horizon for period-related migraines

    Researchers think they may have found a potential treatment for poor blood flow in the brain, which is related to painful migraines. Also, the family of a young Aussie missing at sea are taking the search effort into their own hands. And, drones will be used by lifeguards to keep people safe and ensure social distancing this summer. But what are the privacy concerns?

  • Posted on 14 Sep 2020

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