News

Saving Koalas: It’s easy if we do it right

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 […]

Student Life

Local Community Gathers for Cheese and Wine in the Woolies Toilet Paper Aisle

By Hazel Schweinsberg @hazesch In the midst of the toilet paper disaster that has been holding desperate Australians by the throat this month, solidarity among a local community has been found as those affected by the TP shortage gather in the supermarket to share wine and cheeses. Anne Forbes, a particularly observant middle-aged woman, was […]

Culture

MCA launches art-making online resource for individuals with dementia

By Alayna Patterson @twohdd An online program inspired from the onsite Artful: Art and Dementia program run by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is now available via the internet, the toolkit now accessible to those who experience dementia and their support that may have previously never heard of or were unable to attend the onsite program. The […]

News

A Casualised Workforce Threatens Australia’s Biosecurity

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 […]