New look Australian netball team gets one up on England

MADISON SPEDDING They may have experienced a mass reshuffle, but world number one, Australia has maintained the same winning streak in the Netball Quad Series against … [Read more...]

An uncertain future: recognizing the experience of Australia’s refugees

MATTHEW WOTHERSPOON Poverty, famine, disease. It’s an image antonymous with first-world life. But for refugees who have been forced to settle into a first-world country, it’s an all too familiar experience. For many refugees however, while the … [Read more...]

Changing the lives of Refugees at Harmony Place

MARIAN JOSEPH Last year 65.3 million people were forcibly displaced from their home countries as a result of persecution, conflict, generalised violence and human rights violations. Of 65.3 million, 21.3 million were refugees. Imagine, … [Read more...]

Vote Trump, Australia?

THOMAS PITTS America is now in it's final week of a long and fiery presidential campaign which has been depicted by many media outlets as a very tight race, since Trump announced his candidacy there has been a wave of Australian support and a wave … [Read more...]

Fighting for life: a refugees struggle for acceptance

DAVID SIMON When refugees are presented in the media throughout Australia, the adopted angles are those that present these people as hindrances and national security issues to this country. Seldom is the view taken that these people faced … [Read more...]

South Sudan humanitarian crisis

ANYIETH KUOTZ As we lead our lives here in Australia almost oblivious to the heartache of poverty, political exploitation and tribalism we miss the opportunity to understand, serve, and appreciate the simple gifts of life. South Sudan is currently … [Read more...]

Growing up abroad: a glimpse back in time

LIAM WIDDICOMBE For nearly a decade now tuning in to the six-o’clock news meant tuning in to the war in the Middle-East; a conflict synonymous with clashing cultures, opposing ideologies, and of course fleeing refugees. It seems we are all too … [Read more...]

Doctors to be on alert this summer for deadly disease

JAMIE MURRAY Doctors have been told to be on alert this summer for an extremely rare but deadly disease since the death of a young boy late last year. The disease known as Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis or PAM caused the death of a 12-month … [Read more...]

Do not pass go, do not collect $200

TAYLOR ROWE The realization of obtaining the jail card in an innocent monopolization situation is hostile to swallow. There is two alternative ways of attaining this card. The first is that you have committed a crime, gone back three spaces or have … [Read more...]

Survivor’s heating up as the Queen falls

ALEX CORBY In a game like Survivor, you need to keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. Especially when your friends are stabbing you in the back. This is exactly what we saw on Monday nights episode, as we witnessed old … [Read more...]