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Breaking News | February 24

Patricia Arquette arrives at the 2015 Oscars ceremony. Photo: Disney| ABC Television Group/flickr     Best Actress, worst comments? BY SOPHIE HUNTER Patricia Arquette used her win of Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars to promote feminism – but only for white women. Comments Arquette made backstage after the official ceremony excluded women of colour, […]

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Breaking News | April 1

A humpback whale breaches off the coast of NSW. Photo: cweng50/flickr     Australia wins whaling war By Constanza Ahumada The international court of justice ruled against Japan’s act of killing whales in the Antarctic, immediately putting an end to the slaughter.  The Court laid in favour of Australia’s claim against Japan’s whale quest on […]

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Breaking news | March 6

Mardi Gras: 96 revellers charged with drug possession. Photo: willy-photographer/flickr   Mardi Gras party-goers caught with drugs BY CHLOE LAM Ninety six people have been charged for possession of drugs at the annual Sydney Mardi Grass ‘After Party’. On Sunday night, officers from Surry Hills Local Area Command and the Dog Unit conducted a four-hour […]

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Breaking news | March 5

Winter housing crisis expected BY REECE GORDON The number of homeless people is expected to rise this winter now that two of the government’s main housing initiatives, Common Ground and Platform 70, are at full capacity. The Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, called on all levels of government requesting further funding to accommodation as well as […]