Why We Need to Stop Fetishing Female Solo Travel

Words by Elaine Mead There are mixed opinions about the idea, and actuality, of travelling solo for pleasure, especially as a female. When I first started travelling on my own, many of my friends (and more specifically my mother) expressed concerns. Not only for my general safety, but also for the oddity that they thought my desire […]

Bali’s forgotten sister, Lombok: A photo journal

Words by Gabbie Lynch Feature Picture: Kuta Beach, Lombok. Redgum’s 1984 song “I’ve been to Bali too” encapsulates our nation’s favourite overseas holiday destination. Australian’s love Bali. Some even ask, if you haven’t been to Bali, are you really Australian? The Bali holiday, one that is packed with lavish resorts, cheap cocktails on the beach […]

Building Bridges Through Justice: My Story of Providing Legal Aid in Myanmar

Words by Maer O’ Donoghue In November 2017, I embarked on a trip to Yangon, Myanmar with a team of Australians from the University of Newcastle (UON) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) who share a mutual love for all things relating to access to justice and the rule of law.