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AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC: CITIZEN SCIENCE AND AUSTRALIA’S GREAT FROG HUNT
The decline of frogs is widely seen as a biodiversity warning for all humankind.   Now a citizen science project is underway across Australia to not only find our frogs, by eavesdropping on them, but to hopefully discover new ones.  18,000 Aussies are already on the case, with thanks to some very innovative technology.
 

LIFELINE SHOP BYRON BAY TO HOST TRIPLE J HOTTEST 100 COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION
On Sunday January 27, Lifeline Opportunity Shop, Byron Bay will host a special event to celebrate the triple j Hottest 100 countdown. The Hottest 100 is an annual music listener poll hosted by ABC’s triple j youth radio station. After learning that mental health was the single biggest concern for triple j listeners, the team at triple j reached out to Lifeline to help get the message to young people that support is available.
 



LIFELINE SHOP PORT FAIRY TO HOST TRIPLE J HOTTEST 100 COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION
On Sunday January 27, Lifeline Opportunity Shop, Port Fairy will host a special event to celebrate the triple j Hottest 100 countdown. The Hottest 100 is an annual music listener poll hosted by ABC’s triple j youth radio station. After learning that mental health was the single biggest concern for triple j listeners, the team at triple j reached out to Lifeline to help get the message to young people that support is available.
 
AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC: CITIZEN SCIENCE AND AUSTRALIA’S GREAT FROG HUNT
The decline of frogs is widely seen as a biodiversity warning for all humankind.   Now a citizen science project is underway across Australia to not only find our frogs, by eavesdropping on them, but to hopefully discover new ones.  18,000 Aussies are already on the case, with thanks to some very innovative technology.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



AUSTRALIAN REPUBLIC MOVEMENT - AUSTRALIANS SHOULD HAVE HAD MORE SAY ON G-G
Australians should have had more say about who will be the next – and, we hope, last – Governor-General appointed by a British monarch to represent him or her in Australia. It’s bad enough that Prime Minister Morrison had to ask a British monarch for permission to announce David Hurley as her representative in Australia.  What’s worse is he did not have to ask any of us.
 

 
 
 

AIHW REPORT: In the last year, 1 in every 85 Australians sought help from homelessness services, with new analysis giving greater insight into ‘couch surfers’ 
Two reports released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provide valuable insight into the use of specialist homelessness services (SHS), with a special focus on Australians who are ‘couch surfers’.
See the media release here