Statement from Brendan Byron

On Tuesday April 28, I was suspended as a Tharunka editor by Arc@UNSW over articles that I took down in early March. This was in the wake of a great deal of controversy as to whether my actions were admissible by the charter, or ethical in their own right as …

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SRC Announces Free Emergency Aid Packs


Annastasia Robertson The Student Representative Council has teamed up with Arc to launch a comprehensive new welfare service to the UNSW community in the coming weeks. SRC President Billy Bruffey is in the final stages of preparation to launch a volunteer-based program that will issue emergency aid packages for free …

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Appropriate Behaviour

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By Carla Zuniga This year’s Mardi Gras may not have been plagued by the rain, but it did face criticism for underrepresentation of certain facets of the LGBTIQA community – particularly transgender, non-binary genders and bisexuals – a clear indicator that all aspects of society face issues with identity. So, …

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Risky Business

            By Annastasia Robertson The Science Theatre was buzzing on Thursday evening when some of the country’s most prominent names sat down in front of an audience to discuss risk management in life, politics, business, climate change and medicine. It was also buzzing with police …

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Who runs Arc? Girls.

Sophie Johnston Opinion We should all know what Arc is – it’s the student-run organization at UNSW, responsible for everything in university life from parties to clubs to advocacy to Tharunka itself. But because of the diverse things Arc does, it makes sense that Arc’s board – elected by students …

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Staff and students demonstrate over working conditions

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Alicia D’Arcy Members of UNSW staff were on strike today with support from students, picketing all 14 gates of campus over bargaining disputes. Striking members from the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) were peacefully handing out flyers and talking to incoming students alongside members of the Student Representative Council (SRC) …

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