By Courtney Cavanough and Fatera Ahmed Australia’s horrific bushfires have reportedly killed more than 5000 koalas. The fires have caused a great decline in koala numbers, as land clearing, urban development and dry land conditions continue contributing to koala deaths every day. NSW’s koala population has declined by between 30 and 67 per cent since […]
As the World Health Organisation declares COIVD-19 a pandemic, the Australian government is preparing a variety of biosecurity measures in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus domestically. The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has raised concerns over the mandated two-week isolation period for individuals confirmed or suspected to have contracted […]
By Maxx Bradford-Lester @doublexonair Lizards, what a life they live. They scurry through stones, Gnaw on bug bones And disguise themselves as media figures in an effort to rule the human race. Oh, lizards! To common folk their small lives may seem insignificant, but as a reptile representor myself I’d like to shine some light […]
By Maddy Turner Look, sometimes life can become overwhelming, so we turn to social media for escape and distraction. This can (more often than not) make us feel worse about ourselves – I mean, it’s basically full of people making themselves look near-perfect with Facetune, Photoshop – heck, most people purely show themselves with a […]
By Peter Tzannes Exploring the beauty of the TAFE Ultimo and UTS campuses through an immersive gallery, highlighting techniques including colour, silhouette, shadows, reflections, unique angle, simplicity, and shapes.
Kat Vella interviews random passers-by about the discussions they are having (or not having) with people in their lives about potentially divisive issues.
By Maddy Turner I don’t know about you, but pets just seem to make the world a little brighter and happier to me. I might be having a crappy day at work, but by golly, if I see a little pup walking around with its owner, tail wagging, tongue dopily hanging out, something inside me […]
Australia has a well-established Chilean expat community who came here following the military coup in the 1970’s. The violent coup which saw the death and disappearance of thousands of Chilean citizens overthrew the democratically elected government and established a dictatorship for nearly thirty years. I spoke to two Chilean students who organised, together with other […]
By Erin Hughes A report has come out of the George Institute for Global Health in Melbourne this week, stating that many meat alternative products are incredibly high in sodium, fats, and sugars, in order to make them taste better. Senior public health nutritionist Clare Farrand, who conducted the research, has stated that although […]
BY JEN DAVIDSON Narrabeen locals are preparing for up to eight weeks of swoops and swipes from the notorious ‘Woollies magpie’. Between September and October, the male of the nest, which is fiercely protective of its eggs and fledglings, springs upon unsuspecting victims between the lake walkway on Wellington Street and the village car park. […]