Book Review: The Book Thief

WORDS | Raelee Lancaster The Book Thief is the fifth novel to come from Australian author, Markus Zusak. The narrator is Death, which gives a...

Getting prepared for the bushfire season

Words by Amelia van der Rijt Bushfire season is once again upon us, and with temperatures tipped to soar ten degrees above average, the NSW...

In the Shadow of the Football Stadium

WORDS | Nick Wasiliev The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is over. The world has new FIFA champions (Germany) and Brazil has new stadiums, infrastructure,...

Diving Into The Wreck: Female History

WORDS | Claire Catacouzinos Adrienne Rich’s poem “Diving into the Wreck” enlightens the reader of the subjugation and oppression of women throughout Western history. She mixes...

Black And White Cinematography: Old News Or New Fashion

WORDS | Raelee Lancaster   THE GREAT GATSBY The Great Gatsby is a great novel that has been turned into a film five times. At first, it was...

An Interview With Gary Foley

WORDS | Sarah Garnham & Bianca Abbott We were sitting in a café in Melbourne, when a journalist rang Gary Foley to ask his opinion...

Sorry, Mum

WORDS | Jessica Sheridan Most people are pretty protective of their mothers, grandmothers or Aunts. Or all of the above. We might not always show it...

The debate continues: Deregulation and government funding cuts

Words by Kristina Cavanna The debate over deregulation continues, with the Federal Government announcing that proposed reforms will “for the first time, enable competition amongst...

It’s time (for reform)

WORDS | Sarah Basford Australia has been dealing with the contentious issue of electoral reform for some time now. With the controversies of past elections...

Abbott sits out UN Climate Change Summit

Words by Michael Maglis "We are the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last to be able to do anything...

Features

Diving off the Fertility Cliff

Words || Eleanor Taylor What is common knowledge about fertility now? If you have a uterus,...

Perfect, Pretty and Poised: The Hidden yet Visible World of the...

Words || Aylish Dowsett Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, or so the saying goes. Attractiveness is...

Preach Nasty

Words || Anonymous Let me chronicle my experience as a woman for you. I grew up...

Exploring the Artifice of Influencers

Words || Shinae Taylor “Is this caption okay?” It’s the summer of 2017 and I’m sitting...

The Balancing Act of a Brown Feminist

Words ||Sara Choudhry Almost anyone who calls themselves a feminist in the year of Miss Rona 2020 is familiar...