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Recognition, reconciliation and voice: ‘Unfinished, uncompleted, unfulfilled’

By Olivia Cleal

News

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange granted right to appeal extradition to US

Australian WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been granted the right to appeal extradition to the US following London’s High Court ruling heard on Monday. Assange made his final appeal to avoid extradition in a two-day...

Creative Nonfiction

Predictably unpredictable: How Tort Law helps us navigate daily life

Clouds are cobwebbed across the sky and the air fizzes with Friday-afternoon relief. The parents stand in circles, supervising from a distance. I follow the...

Re-sewn, re-gained, re-claimed

On arrival at Sydney’s Hyde Park Barracks, I immediately climb the institution’s squeaky timber staircase to the third floor. Disappointed and then a little...

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Commentary

Us and Them

I've never been comfortable around symbols of power. Growing up as I did you learn to be wary of police and men in suits, and they learn to be wary of you too. I remember...

Podcasts

the w word

gabzzies · the w word The word 'wog': exploring its derogatory origins to its positive reclamation in today's Australian vernacular. Read the transcript here

Midnight Storytime

Indie Games Room

Fiery Red Pearl

Goldfish & Girl

Videos

University FoodHub under threat

With the announcement of the University of Sydney’s slated demolishment of the Wentworth Building, the SRC and Student Union’s collaborative initiative, the FoodHub, offering free food amid the cost-of-living crisis, is in a state of purgatory, despite...

Culture

Review: Ngaiire dazzles audience at Sydney Opera House

When Ngaiire began to sing I felt as if I was being shaken to life.   As a first timer to the Sydney Opera House, I didn’t walk in with many expectations. Beautiful classical instruments, for...