Seeing is Believing: Why Representation Matters

As representation continues to be a hot-button issue across all mediums, it can be difficult to see the non-politicised side of the picture. While...

UN launches campaign to change migrant narratives in Australia

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights launched the ‘MyGreat Story’ campaign in Potts Point, Sydney on September 14. In...

All shades of shame

The stories of migrants in Australia who managed to subdue the defiant English language On the eve of the federal election, I was chosen as...

The Last Memory: Songbolin Street

With Tongan city's last ancient street now obsolete, its reconstruction sparks controversy between generations.  Huaping Ye slows down his bicycle speed as he crosses the...

Review: Unfriend the Algorithm, Antidote Festival

Should government step in to protect us from Big Social Media? Leading communications expert Ed Coper joined former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last Sunday to...

Music industry crawls back to life

Will Barling sits in his home recording studio surrounded by audio equipment. One half of the studio is taken up by three enormous clothing...

Sydney’s city farming inspires lifestyle choices

A community food forest: Sydney's pocket city farming leads people to rethink their lifestyle Jackson Lucia and his six-year-old daughter stop at the street verge...

Beijing alleyway temples transformed

It is not so much for their age that the temples in Beijing’s hutongs make a claim upon people’s hearts. The value emanating from...

More than skin deep

An increasing number of Australians are wearing their hearts on their sleeves, but they are still being misunderstood Sporting blonde close-cropped hair and silver teeth...

Eastern Reflections: Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Ukraine war

The war in Ukraine has brought to centre stage the current state of both the European and global political landscape. A dynamic not seen since...

International students in Sydney stranded in post-Covid rental market

International students are finding life in Sydney difficult - when they finally enter Australia, they struggle finding a place to live When I arrived at...

Frankie’s last order: Sydney farewells popular venue

Chris Pratt hangs out in the ‘Fun Room’ unnoticed. Andrew Stockdale sings the same song twice on karaoke. Three girls talk about their deepest...

To drink or not to drink

How the increase in non-alcoholic drink options on the market is making moderation easier for Aussies The days always feel hotter in suburbia than they...

Top of the Pile

Does Australia’s swift response in supporting Ukrainian refugees reveal a Eurocentric preference in our humanitarian program? Bakhit had never seen the sea before that day;...

Surfers unite to fight climate change

This year’s federal election has seen surf communities mobilise across the country to tackle the threat of climate change In a beachside pub on Sydney’s...

Film Review: Drive My Car

Drive My Car: A masterful portrait of artist in grief Against a teal-tinted sky, a silhouette arises languidly, as if awaking from a deep slumber....

Street art : Yeah The Girls

The Local Source Tour company realised that they had been shown a lot of street art painted by male artists. Could this be because...

Allegra Spender takes ‘blue ribbon’ seat of Wentworth

Independent candidate Allegra Spender is the fourth independent in history to win the electorate of Wentworth. Spender defeated the Libera incumbent, Dave Sharma, with...

Tripping the light fantastic: The Pool by Jen Lewin

“A giant canvas where you can paint and splash light collaboratively.” That is how Jen Lewin defines her light installation The Pool. Debuted in...

My relatives in Russia celebrate the war in Ukraine

An attempt to understand how Russian propaganda works On Thursday, March 18, 2022, 41-year-old father of two Sergey woke up in a festive mood. Nothing...

Protests call for economic war on Russia

As Russia expands its troops to Severodonetsk and embarks on another advance in its offensive in eastern Ukraine, hundreds of Australians continue their march...