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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

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

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wishing on a plucked eyelash

can you still remember / when we all stepped / in, and left our / shoes be- / hind / ?

The side of a large, gnarled green tree with a swing hanging from it, surrounded by bright stars.

i am too tired of being                       human.

so tell me stories of            children.

backyard tyre willow trees, chalk and hopscotch.

tell me how they reverberate:

newton’s cradle

children,          ever







              toes,           steeped

        against                inclines

  us  mynahs               kidnapping

   the sky. can you still remember

           when we all stepped

               in, and left our

                    shoes be-



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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