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


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I woke up with vertigo, and now I can't get up

twirling of colours of / red and blue and black and blue / aurora would weep if she saw this

A vivid, swirling collage: a hand with red-blue nails, spilling pink liquid, broken car parts.

Content warning: reference to a car crash


swirling magnificence
a sliver of a silhouette in my vision
i draw a constellation with my eyes

twirling of colours of
red and blue and black and blue
aurora would weep if she saw this

one step, two step
a drumming in my ears for a song i cannot hear
my feet stumbling into submission

a car accident, a tree
steam billowing from the front seat
a song on repeat,

i am falling
but i am not,

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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