University Fees: Not all education is equal

WORDS by Anna Glen   Higher education was a major political battleground of 2014. The attempt by the Abbott Government to deregulate the sector was met...

A Glimpse Into The Heart Of Darkness

YOU MIGHT SAY DEBAUCHERY IS DEAD, BUT THEN WHY ARE THE BROTHELS ALIVE AND WELL? WORDS || Phillip Witheridge When I sit down to write about...

How ‘Real’ Are The Real Housewives Of Melbourne?

Is there more to the housewives than what immediately meets the eye? WORDS || Joanna Marciniak For some, last year represented an entire summer of commercial...

Through The Looking Glass

A look back at the good, the bad and the weird from the  past decade at MQ Words|| Saliha...

Puff the Magic Dragon

WORDS | Ben Nour Weed, pot, hash, grass, hemp. There are numerous slang words used to refer to cannabis and seemingly just as many films,...

Clementine Ford and Catharine Lumby Take A Stand Against Sexism

WORDS || Alicia Scott In Australia, victim blaming is one of the most common yet harmful forms of sexism facing women. Often occurring in regard to sexual assault, victim...

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...

Self Lovin’ It

WORDS | Cassandra Teo SEX! Sex, sex, sex! You could be having sex, thinking about sex, dreaming of sex, initiating sex, looking for sex, but...

Shop Art Theft: How can the Indies take back the Internet?

Words || Angela Heathcote “It’s Capitalism, really.” Arabella Peterson is cutthroat when it comes to determining why big brands are so reluctant to pay artists. “People...

The Syrian Situation

WORDS | Alicia Scott Syria has been in a relentless civil war for more than three-and-a-half years now, causing further devastation for a country...

Features

We, the Thanatonautes

Words | Rhys Cutler “Le secret de la liberté, c'est la librairie.” - Bernard Werber

Love Nature More.

Words | Jimmy García | Master of Environment | IG @chaimien It's hard to care more about nature when...

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...