UMSU stands with Palestine: an academic solidarity statement

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open letter
Palestine

We, the undersigned staff members at Universities across Australia, support the University of Melbourne students who passed the recent motion ‘UMSU Stands with Palestine – BDS and Solidarity Policy’. We also support University students across the country who take a stance on Palestine in the face of an orchestrated campaign by Zionist groups who attempt to slander them for standing against settler colonialism, apartheid, and racism in Palestine.

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Cartoon

Inside ‘Corporate Memphis’

Why do all drawings look the same? The style known as ‘Corporate Memphis’ deploys flat, geometric, benign-looking figures, rendered in solid colours. Their fun, bendy arms offering to launder the reputation of any real estate agent, bank or social media platform.

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Article

Final Results of the 2021 Judith Wright Poetry Prize

Established in 2007 and supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize seeks outstanding poetry from new and emerging writers. This year’s stellar judges, Grace Yee, Keri Glastonbury and Toby Fitch (who is also Overland’s poetry…

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Friday Features
Friday Fiction

Fiction | Underneath

Over summer, part of our gang’s routine was blocking Marcus’s dad from leaving. We wanted to pretend to drive his sports car. Usually he was busy, but this time he moved into the passenger seat. Everyone took turns holding the wheel and playacting.

When I sat down, he patted me on the knee.