Existing simultaneously at the fringes of Australia’s media industry and at the heart of campus culture within universities, there is a lot that student journalism can teach us about democratising our media landscape.
It's important that we push towards a broader academic democracy — one where the people whose lives hang in the balance of university decision-making get the most say in how universities are run.
We can’t afford to let staff-student solidarity die.
A collaboration between Honi Soit and The Power Institute. Facillitated by Nick Croggon, Ann Stephen, Stephen Gilchrist and Maya Stocks with Thomas Sargeant and Amelia Koen.
If we do not invest in our writers, only those with the time, resources, and security to invest in themselves will be able to write.
The continued colonial occupation of Western Sahara is rife with state-sanctioned human rights abuses, brutality, and ethnic cleansing. Still, within the state, resistance thrives.
The blueprint for a community-led festival already exists in the way Splendour patrons interact with each other. Perhaps it’s time we wave goodbye to the profit-minded model of Australian festivals, and move towards one which cares for the people who attend them. And, more urgently, one which cares for the land they inhabit.
The proper response to the watershed Sharma v Minister for the Environment case, and imagining climate litigation in Australia as a tool for justice.
EnviroWeek included sustainability lectures, bake sales and floral treasure hunts – all while $338,130 of the USU’s funds was effectively financing BHP, Rio Tinto, and Woodside Petroleum.
“The struggle for Darlington is a struggle not only for the preservation of tangible reminders of our past, but also the struggle for the right of individuals and communities to decide their own future.” - Darlington Public School, 1878-1978.