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


News Article

New Year

January air is amniotic. / February will come like a birth or excision.

An illustrated pattern of red and pink flowers mimicking an embroidered style.

January air is amniotic. 

February will come like a birth or excision. 


This is love right now: 

Christmas bushes burning red through the mud. 


This is a portrait of you

with a trowel and sweaty nape.


I may keep the soil under my fingernails,

carry it 'til Spring, return and dig my hands in.


I may leave this moment here, in the nectar of the grevilleas,

when the sun takes its warm hand from my cheek.


The youngest leaves shiver with a breeze too weak for me to feel.

Then I feel.

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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