After an unprecedented bushfire season, the curious protagonist of Dr Virgina Lowe’s prose poems considers our planet, the climate crisis and chance.
Emma Hartley argues that a democratic deficit at Australian universities is stalling progress on addressing systemic issues like sexual violence and placing the onus of action on students rather than administration.
Eliah Castiello explores the distinction between animal rights and animal welfare, and how our understanding of human rights affects how we treat animals.
Although Sandra Renew’s poem is a response to the police-led violence of the Bjelke-Petersen era in Queensland, it remains relevant to recent protests in which police seek to silence dissent.
Jasmine Shirrefs writes about their experience of being on the Centrelink unemployed pension.
Daryl Yang considers the criminalisation of non-disclosure of HIV in Singapore, and the implications of a recent legal development for LGBTQ+ Singaporeans.
In Amirah Al Wassif’s poem, she captures the cadence of many women’s voices and unites them all with a sense of resilience and hope.
Bidjara Dreaming is a poem based off true stories handed down to Leroy Wilson from his grandfather and great-grandmother from the Bidjara country
Geoffrey Aitken’s poem ‘Arrhythmic’ captures with brevity a world in disarray.
How will automation and globalisation affect the way we work in the future?
How can we use human rights to ensure that the worst of what humanity is capable of is kept at bay?