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Expect engaging discussions with real people and inspiring stories connecting communities across Victoria, on The Conversation Hour with Richelle Hunt and Warwick Long.

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    • Society & Culture

Expect engaging discussions with real people and inspiring stories connecting communities across Victoria, on The Conversation Hour with Richelle Hunt and Warwick Long.

    Echo chambers and fake news: How social media has changed society

    Echo chambers and fake news: How social media has changed society

    Social media may be influencing Australian's thoughts and behaviours without consumers even realising.

    • 1 hr
    Victorians concerned about high density living as population grows

    Victorians concerned about high density living as population grows

    As the population of Victoria grows, is high density living the best solution in suburbs and regional centres?

    • 1 hr
    Restaurant owners say COVID-safe outdoor dining plan won't work in Victoria

    Restaurant owners say COVID-safe outdoor dining plan won't work in Victoria

    Is metropolitan and regional Victoria equipped for alfresco dining, or will we need to redesign streets, car parks and high rise buildings?

    • 1 hr
    Possible second gold rush in Victoria as councils bid for UNESCO Heritage List

    Possible second gold rush in Victoria as councils bid for UNESCO Heritage List

    Geologist Andrew Bales says there is definitely still gold to be found in Victoria, as a record number of prospectors apply for permits.

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    From Cathy Freeman’s Sydney Olympics gold to the Western Bulldogs’ premiership, when did sport mean more than sport to you?

    From Cathy Freeman’s Sydney Olympics gold to the Western Bulldogs’ premiership, when did sport mean more than sport to you?

    Hakeem Al-Araibi is grateful for the support of the Pascoe Vale soccer community when he was detained in a Thailand prison in 2018.

    • 1 hr
    Regional Victorians rejoice at easing coronavirus restrictions

    Regional Victorians rejoice at easing coronavirus restrictions

    Great news for regional Victorians who can book a holiday outside metropolitan Melbourne, sit at a restaurant and get a tattoo from Thursday.

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