“With fake news it is ever more critical to hold public figures to account”

RMIT University and ABC News have partnered to relaunch award-winning news service Fact Check, to be based in Melbourne at the university’s new state-of-the-art Media Precinct.
RMIT ABC Fact Check will once again test and adjudicate on the accuracy of claims made by politicians, public figures, advocacy groups and institutions engaged in public debate.

Queen’s Young Leader

Her Majesty The Queen presented the Queen’s Young Leaders Award to three exceptional young people from Australia at a recent ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London.
The Award celebrates inspiring young people from all over the Commonwealth who are dedicated to driving change in their communities and beyond.
Award winner, 24-year-old Madeleine Buchner from Melbourne, has been acknowledged for her commitment to supporting young carers.

Let the Games begin

“Serious sport and serious fun this September"

In 2017, the Australian University Games  returns to The Gold Coast for its sixth year.
Its major event partners, Tourism and Events Queensland and City Of Gold Coast are gearing up to welcome students from across Australia to take part in a week of serious sport and serious fun this September.
Since its inception in 1993, the Australian University Games (AUG) has grown to be Australia's largest annual multisport event.
Fact Check relaunch

Get a job in Australia

“Show you’re the perfect candidate for the job”

Getting a job abroad is a fantastic way to integrate, meet new people and develop new skills that will, in turn, prove incredibly beneficial when you apply for jobs in your home country or elsewhere abroad.
In Australia, job hunting can be fiercely competitive, with often many stages and hurdles before you even get an interview. These suggestions will help you not only present yourself in a brighter light but will also demonstrate to your potential employer why you’re the perfect candidate for the job.

You can run to Thailand

“Your blood, sweat, tears, and kilometres will actually reward you”

Running Heroes is the frequent flyer equivalent for runners. It’s the world’s first rewards platform for runners, and as people run, they automatically accrue points that go toward incredible prizes or savings.
Can you imagine receiving reward points for running? Can you imagine earning loads of exclusive prizes for exercising? Can you imagine getting flown to Thailand for free…just because you ran?

Ecstatic fusion of soul

New Zealand-born songbird Kimbra has just been announced as the latest addition to the impressive 2017 Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic line-up, taking place at Arts Centre Melbourne August 18 – 20.
Kimbra is a producer, musician and adventurous performer – a musical force innovating the shape of pop today.