Tag Archives: Protest

NUS Protest Outside Higher Education Summit 

In a media release, NUS Education Officer Luc Velez wrote, “this is NOT a summit of universities, it’s a meeting of university bosses and their corporate allies. Students and staff are the real universities,” it read.  Pictures of the protest showed students holding signs saying “cancel student debt” and “cut …

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Why you should join the Climate Strike on March 25

By Anna Ho and Gina Elias ‘The water is rising, no more compromising!’  Lismore was ready with chants like this when Scott Morrison appeared at a press conference on March 9.  The Prime Minister was ready as well. His car was escorted to the council building’s back entrance, lest he …

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Not the Church, Not the State, We Will Decide Our Fate: Reflecting on Sunday’s “Day of the Unborn Child” Counter Protest

Not the Church, Not the State, We Will Decide Our Fate

By Courtney Thompson On Sunday, I attended what was probably my most intense rally-going experience yet. While “pro-life”, anti-choice group, Family Life Australia, and its supporters attended mass within St Mary’s cathedral for its “Day of the Unborn Child” (read: day an unborn, undeveloped foetus means more than the physical, …

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