Category: News

  • “Open your eyes, open your minds, open your hearts, and fucking listen”  

    “Open your eyes, open your minds, open your hearts, and fucking listen”  

    Invasion day began with a 05:20 dawn reflection where a First Nations artwork created by Rhonda Sampson was reflected on the Opera House. Rhonda Sampson, a Kamilaroi artist, has described her work as a reflection of the rich history of the Tubowgule land, which is the site in which the Opera House stands.  The WugulOra…

  • Remembering Cassius Turvey

    Remembering Cassius Turvey

    By Anoushka Saunders The vigil held at Sydney’s Town Hall on November 2 for Cassius Turvey was filled with people. I arrived to find a crowd including people of all different ages and backgrounds, many of whom wore clothing or pins showcasing the Indigenous Australian flag as a show of support. People continually filtered in…

  • Indian student stabbed in Northern Sydney survives after surgery

    Indian student stabbed in Northern Sydney survives after surgery

    By Kabir Chisty At around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, local news revealed that an Indian student was stabbed eleven times by 27-year-old man in the Lane Cove area. The man, Daniel Norwood, has been charged with attempted murder.  UNSW’S Indian Students Society (IndSoc) and the UNSW SRC said in a joint statement, “we…

  • UNSW contracted Plenary to invest $600 million into the Health Translation Hub

    UNSW contracted Plenary to invest $600 million into the Health Translation Hub

    After more than 60 years of teaching hospital aspirations, this project finally delivers a long-term partnership with the Randwick Health Campus, providing an innovative place for health professionals to research and educate future students.   The project building will link to the Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre. It will…

  • NUS report calls for lowering Youth Allowance age restrictions from 22 to 18 

    NUS report calls for lowering Youth Allowance age restrictions from 22 to 18 

    The National Union of Students (NUS) is campaigning for Youth Allowance payments to be increased above the poverty line and for age restrictions for eligibility to be lowered. This is based on a recent NUS report which surveyed 673 students aged 18 to 21 on poverty impacts due to being ineligible to access Youth Allowance. …

  • Multiple whistleblowers allege election cheating scandal

    Multiple whistleblowers allege election cheating scandal

    The two anonymous sources have claimed the Unite ticket was led in part by Damien Pace and Sam Jacobs, who are affiliated with and/or employed by various right-wing groups. Pace is not a UNSW student; and neither’s names have been seen on any of the ticket’s campaign material.  If the claims are true, the involvement…