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  • Aurora Internship

    I like to joke that I ‘bloomed late,’ starting University at the tender age of 30. For the first year I was in awe of the fact that I was finally here at university. I was doing it! I had almost forgotten that there were a million other opportunities available to me, so when my […]

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  • LGBTI Dance Club

    Once a month the Fitzroy Town Hall throws opens its doors to Elders from the LGTBI community. The activity of choice, dancing. Don’t stress if dancing isn’t your forte, you aren’t alone, luckily it isn’t a prerequisite. With wheelchair accessibility and refreshments supplied the night is open to anyone. And that’s the point. It’s an […]

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  • On Being a Queer Punk: Then And Now

    I sing in the BallBusters, a queer doom sludge punk band. My experience of being queer and involved in the punk scene at different points in my life are intertwined. In my tweens, I was lonely little urchin. However, behind the polyester veil of suburban boredom, two things were happening for me: I was listening […]

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  • This Woman Can

    From little things, big things grow. Rewind back to when I graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Journalism … if you had of told me that in 2017, I’d be running my own professional writing/PR business, I would have laughed. If you then told me I’d also be running an online news […]

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  • The Cirque

    The thrill surrounding the musically intrinsic live shows hasn’t yet seemed to waver from the days of amphitheatres in the seventeen hundreds. However note, in the twenty-first century its not horses galloping on stage but contortionists defying the natural composition of the human body. Neither is it elephants trumpeting or lions roaring in the big […]