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OPINION — VOICE TO PARLIAMENT: Vote ‘Yes’ to Fight Against the ‘Racist No’ Campaign

The right have used the Voice to Parliament referendum to promote disgusting anti-Aboriginal racism over Labor’s proposaRead Article

Wed 11 Oct 2023

OPINION: An open letter to Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell and Dean of Arts Russell Goulbourne

Dear Prof. Duncan Maskell and Prof. Russell Goulbourne, We are writing to you in your capacity as Vice Chancellor anRead Article

Fri 06 Oct 2023

“They keep having to reapply for their own job, again and again”: Why your tutors are on strike

“I’ve always loved the ideal of the university as a place of learning, as a place of new possibilities...” Scott, a Read Article

Thu 05 Oct 2023

OPINION: "You can Stop 1, but you can’t stop us all": Why your Student Services staff are on strike

You might hear that by going on strike this week, staff are causing harm to students in delaying important processes relRead Article

Tue 03 Oct 2023

University of Melbourne staff to strike for all of Week 10

University of Melbourne staff in the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) have called a campus-wide strike next weekRead Article

Thu 28 Sep 2023

A sit-down chat with Richard Ha, UMSU International's new President

With the UMSU International elections complete, Farrago writer and subeditor Rico Sulamet sat down with the organisationRead Article

Wed 27 Sep 2023

A richer student experience, but for who? The discriminatory effects of abandoning dual delivery.

With the days of strict lockdowns and cautious safety measures seemingly behind us, the University of Melbourne has implRead Article

Wed 27 Sep 2023

The American private equity giant buying up our local pubs

Have you noticed that something hasn’t quite been the same about your favourite pubs since the pandemic? Perhaps the pinRead Article

Wed 27 Sep 2023

Normalisation of Unpaid Trials: How Melbourne’s Casual Job Market Exploits International Students

Shivani, 21, moved from India six months ago. In April, she was called in for her first casual job at a kebab joint on FRead Article

Wed 27 Sep 2023

Daniel Andrews Resigns as Victorian Premier

Daniel Andrews will step down as Victorian premier effective tomorrow afternoon, resigning from parliament after nearly Read Article

Tue 26 Sep 2023

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss: 2023 UMSU Elections, Explained

Preliminary results for the 2023 UMSU Elections are in, and we now have a good idea of what the union will look like forRead Article

Sat 09 Sep 2023

2023 UMSU Election Results Live

Check back throughout the night for the results of this year's UMSU elections!Read Article

Fri 08 Sep 2023

2023 UMSU General Election Guide

Your guide to the 2023 UMSU General Election is here! Read all about the candidates and their vision for your student unRead Article

Fri 01 Sep 2023

“We’ve botched this campaign”—NUS calls for a student led 'Yes' campaign in Voice referendum

The National Union of Students (NUS) is calling for a more grassroots approach to the ‘Yes’ campaign for an Indigenous VRead Article

Thu 17 Aug 2023

Union House to become new Science Building; six buildings to be demolished in new Estate Master Plan

Union House is set to become a new Science Building and several Faculty of Arts and FMDHS buildings will be redeveloped Read Article

Sun 30 Jul 2023

Notice of Election: UMSU Annual General Election, 4th–8th September 2023

Notice is hereby given of the 2023 University of Melbourne Student Union annual student election. This is your chance toRead Article

Fri 28 Jul 2023

NUS joins EROC, Fair Agenda to call for national taskforce to prevent sexual assault on campus

The National Union of Students (NUS) has joined with sexual harm advocacy groups End Rape on Campus (EROC) and Fair AgenRead Article

Mon 17 Jul 2023

The Writers Strike: What is it and What it Means for You

On the 1st of May 2023, which also happens to be international labour holiday May Day, the Writers Guild of America (WGARead Article

Wed 31 May 2023

Seven suspended, but no action on clubs or colleges: UniMelb 2022 Sexual Misconduct Report released

The University of Melbourne has released their 2022 Sexual Misconduct Report, revealing that four staff members have beeRead Article

Thu 18 May 2023

Three months on from the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes, communities are still reeling.

On February 6, a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit southeast Türkiye and northwest Syria, resulting in over 50,000 dRead Article

Thu 18 May 2023
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Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Two 2023


The harpsichords sound like skeletons. The wings of butterflies open and close like lungs. The trees are murdered for pianos. The dust in the abandoned antique store glows gently, as if made from the powdered skulls of fairies and changelings. Welcome to the weird and wonky world of Edition Six, Phantasmagoria. We bid you to tread carefully...

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