Free Education is Better Education

The case for free higher education does not only emphasise fair and equal access for students of all social backgrounds - this is only part of the picture. It argues that funding cuts and increased…

Hope

‘Hope is being able to see that there is light, despite all the darkness” In the past year, the world has seen a disturbing regression in women’s rights: from the de-criminalisation of domestic violence, to…

My Perspective on Trump

As a Muslim who grew up in Australia and who is reasonably engaged in politics and current affairs, my summer holidays have been quite full of emotion, to say the least. Since Trump’s inauguration on…

National Union of Students Address

Being a student is tough. We juggle part-time work, with full-time study; we relocate hours from our families; travel kilometres each day to get to class; spend more time on the phone to centrelink, than…

ANZAC Media

Philippe Perez The fading days of media coverage from the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli have been whittled away and the news cycle has now moved onto many other pressing issues. Looking through…

How to get up in Centrelink’s grill

Tom Wade I read Cecilia DiStefano’s article on how to deal with Centrelink. It was a heart-rending story I could empathise with, but my story goes a little differently. You could try Cecillia’s method; the…