State Electorate Profile: Brunswick

Abbey Saxon gives you the political rundown on Melbourne's most (in)famous inner-northern suburb.

Why the Left Sucks: An Inquiry into Campus’s Most Hated Political Group

It is no exaggeration to say that The University of Melbourne is one of the largest breeding grounds for leftist thought in the country. For those of us who have been on campus–walked past the columns

The Aesthetics of Poverty – Why students at UniMelb are so keen to appear poor.

The discourse accusing this so-called ‘student aesthetic’ of fetishising poorness has surfaced within the past year on social media (especially TikTok) and in conversations between students on and off

Satire: Farrago Shuts Down; Honi Soit Now Australia's Oldest Student Publication

As of today, Farrago Magazine, Australia’s oldest student publication, will cease operations under the current four editors.

VCA Students Demand UniMelb to Commit to “Zero Tolerance” Policy

Students at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) are calling on the University of Melbourne to “commit to stronger policies and actions when it comes to sexual assault”, after the University ignore



One-Sentence Nightmares

I peeled off my mask and my face came with it, layer upon layer until nothing was left but an empty void.

Black and blue buildings with windows lit, a cat in one. A shadow-monster emerges from a grate.

PSA: Myki officers outside stop 1. —Nalini Jacob Roussety
Concession card please. —Nalini Jacob Roussety
Why haven’t you touched on today, young mam. —Nalini Jacob Roussety
I dreamt that I was dreaming, and then I woke, but it was still the dream, and then I woke, but I didn't know how to tell the difference. —Zoe Keeghan
I peeled off my mask and my face came with it, layer upon layer until nothing was left but an empty void. —Zoe Keeghan

She woke up sweating, a sigh of relief that she had escaped her nightmare, but it was at that moment she realised she never did. —Laura Quintero

Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Five 2022


Our last print edition of 2022 is here! This wild, visionary edition is filled with burning nostalgia, glittering hope, and tantalising visions of the future, past, and present.

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