father, child, brother

father, child, brother

  by Matt Richardson At twenty-one, he was the father of a sixteen-year-old boy. His brother. Not for any conventional reason. His parents were very much alive and both boys still lived with them. In fact, not only was he his brother’s father, but he was his...

remembering great melbourne tv dramas

remembering great melbourne tv dramas

  By Yvonne Aoll Over the years, Melbourne has proven its worth in salt when it comes to top-notch TV production. Much to the relish of millions of viewers nationwide, the ‘most liveable city,’ has given viewers Down Under superior, memorable TV dramas that were...

the future is alien – and it is beautiful

the future is alien – and it is beautiful

  By Winta Kebreab Page 1Left image: Doja Cat – Miss me More ft SZA video1: BYLADYADELAIDE2: @tashimrod / @tashisnaps3: Joelle Grace Rosen4: BohemeBijou   Page 2central image left: Peter Tarka central image right: Blake Kathryn – Solitude 1: Kenneth...

people’s candidate or regime’s candidate?

people’s candidate or regime’s candidate?

    Anatomy of the candidates in the Iranian presidential election 2021 by Alireza Mohebbi Iran's thirteenth presidential election will be held on June 18, as the country grapples with several complex and challenging problems at home and abroad. There is no shortage...

a year gone by

a year gone by

  By Syed Saif Uddin A year where norms were left in tatters, of selfish delights and our worst traits on full display Scarcity and misery unleashed like a hell hound, our demons did come out to play The year humanity cowered in a silent collective, forgoing...

racist australia: the nation’s biggest secret

racist australia: the nation’s biggest secret

  By Ella Paine Picture this: you and your family made the move to sunny Australia 10 years ago with hopes of a better life. You came expecting nice weather, laid-back people and a multicultural society. Yet now, the media has stereotyped and persecuted your race...

the k-pop idols dismantling gender stereotypes

the k-pop idols dismantling gender stereotypes

Art and writing by Belle Murphy Accentuated through their songwriting, group dynamic and authentic approach to style, there’s something refreshing about BTS’ approach to masculinity and self-identity. This article explores a number of ways these much-loved Korean...

boy/wolf/finch

boy/wolf/finch

  Author: Eli Thomas     ‘A Basic Guide to Vemia’s Zodiac’   The librarian held out a dark blue book with white lettering. ‘Here you go, young lady. Enjoy.’ Finch smiled tightly at ‘lady’ but took the book with a nod, wishing his voice were deep...