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Amber Schultz

Reporter

Amber Schultz — Reporter

Amber has been a reporter for The Age, writer for ABC Comedy’s Tonightly, and creator of student talk show The Struggle. She was awarded the Jacoby-Walkley scholarship in 2018, and was an Associate Producer at Nine News. Amber has studied an undergrad degree in The Netherlands and a Masters of International Relations and Journalism at Monash in Melbourne. She is fluent in Spanish.

Is sex therapy covered by the NDIS?

Is sex therapy covered by the NDIS?

A recent ruling shows there are a few muddy areas in what is and isn’t covered by the NDIS. We examine what the scheme is for, and some of its common uses.

How to skirt around a political donation ban

How to skirt around a political donation ban

States are trying to bring the hammer down on political donations, but lax federal laws are giving donors easily exploitable loopholes.

Separating flu from fiction: just how bad is this season? 

Separating flu from fiction: just how bad is this season? 

A tidal wave of news stories is creating fear about this year's 'horror' flu season. But how accurate are these reports, really?

Have a drink, mate? Have a cane toad race, mate?

Have a drink, mate? Have a cane toad race, mate?

As controversy swirls around an outback camel race, we take a look at some of the country's wackiest races.

How could Australia develop nukes?

How could Australia develop nukes?

Author Hugh White and Chernobyl-mania have put nuclear weapons are back in the spotlight. Could nukes really be in our future?

How to get a lenient life sentence

How to get a lenient life sentence

The crime might be the same, but the punishment depends on where in Australia you find yourself standing up in court.

Don’t know, don’t care: Australia’s stagnated stillbirth rate

Don’t know, don’t care: Australia’s stagnated stillbirth rate

Australia's stillbirth rates haven't improved in two decades. And while the Morrison government has pledged to change this, there is a lot of work to do.

Why are we seeing an explosion in university cheating scandals?

Why are we seeing an explosion in university cheating scandals?

Experts and students are concerned that cracking down on cheats doesn't get to the heart of the issue.

Saving private citizens: how Australia uses diplomacy to rescue prisoners

Saving private citizens: how Australia uses diplomacy to rescue prisoners

Alek Sigley's removal from North Korean detention is a happy ending, but what does the saga say about Australia's ability to extricate citizens?

Why is Australia in the middle of a recycling crisis?

Why is Australia in the middle of a recycling crisis?

Every week Australians wheel their yellow recycling bins to the curb. But as more and more countries refuse to deal with our "contaminated" plastics, it's clear we need to rethink our approach.