Category News & Society

Academic, writer and advocate, Kerry Tucker

Upstart: Studying Behind Bars

Kerry Tucker got her Master’s while serving time in prison. Read more about her inspirational story and find out what it’s like to study behind bars.

Upstart: 5 Ways to Start Thinking Positively

With 65% of students suffering from high levels of stress, these 5 Positive Psychology life hacks could give you the tools you need to make the most of Uni.

Dock in Tasmania

The Perfect Sea-Change: Get the House, Job & Boat of Your Dreams!

Say farewell to the hustle and bustle of city life, to traffic jams, and the expensive cost of living! And say hello to your new lifestyle in Tasmania’s Tamar Valley.

Mary Magazine Jillian Goodman

Issimo: Crowdfunding: A feminist revolution?

Crowdfunding has become a viable way to finance events and projects by women who would otherwise be voiceless, writes Rhiann McNally.
The idea for Mary Review came to Jillian Goodman while daydreaming on a road trip in August last year.

Korean War Australian Navy

Celebrate Living History: Tony Guest, A Man With The Sea

It is 1952, during the Korean War. Leading electrician Tony Guest is head of the damage control party for the HMAS Warramunga which was given the task of bombarding the Korean shoreline.

Anti-Islamophobia Rally Melbourne

Anti-Islamophobia Rally, 19th October 2014

Photos, tweets and vines from the anti-islamophobia Rally at the State Library on the 19th of October.

Crown Casino by Flickr User Paolo Rosa

Crown Employee Denies Changing His Story

A Crown marketing manager has denied changing his account of what happened the night one of China’s wealthiest men allegedly assaulted a pregnant casino employee.

Banyule Council

Banyule Council Commemorates Those Passed

Mayor Wayne Phillips held a minute’s silence at the Banyule Council Meeting on Monday for three residents who had died recently.

New Australian History Curriculum

The new Australian history curriculum will teach not only students but parents about indigenous history.  Associate Professor Sarah Maddison said she feels “we all need to participate in constructive conversation”. “We’re just not having those difficult conversations that we need to be having in order to fully understand our history and think more creatively and […]

Next Generation Media

I wrote this article last semester. For more information on Next Generation Media go to, while you’re there check out how the Centre for Multicultural Youth is helping youth in our community and beyond. Students of the Next Generation Media project will graduate this Friday. The project aims to improve the Australian media by creating […]