UTS’ Vertigo funding cuts an outrageous and unfounded attack on student media
By Tharunka Executive UTS has significantly reduced the capabilities of its student publication by cutting its budget by more than 50%. The argument for the cuts given by UTS Deputy Vice Chancellor Shirley Alexander is that Vertigo is “a high quality publication that suits the purposes of a very small fraction of students” and “wastes […]
What are stage 3 tax cuts and why should you be angry about them?
Welcome to Australia in 2022: During rising costs of living, tales of struggle from ordinary Australians and a steep federal budget deficit, both major parties remain supportive of a $300 billion income tax cut that overwhelmingly benefits Australia’s highest earners.
Young people have been marginalised in this election campaign
As the election campaign nears its end, it is clear just how little the futures of young people have been considered, despite the increasing frequency of extreme weather events, a global pandemic and soaring house prices.
Any different from 1943? The toxic boys club at the heart of Australia’s Parliament
Women have been in the Australian Federal Parliament for 80 years. In this time, the culture of Parliament house has changed but has it caught up with modern workplace culture standards?
The only how to vote card you need!
By Emily O’Brien First time voting? We explain how the preferential voting system works and break down the difference between the House of Representatives and the Senate! Death and Taxes, the two unavoidable things in life. Well if you’re an Australian citizen there’s a third; voting, which is FAR more enjoyable. Any Australian citizen older […]
What is a hung parliament and what does it mean for me?
With high-profile independents and Greens candidates shaking up safe Coalition and Labor seats, a hung parliament is looking like an increasing possibility. So, what does a hung parliament look like – and should we be afraid of it?