Archive for September, 2013

Review: The Turning

Review: The Turning

Dense, powerful, skilful and creative. ALANA FOSTER reviews collaborative masterpiece of Australian cinema, The Turning.

Abbott’s plan for uni education

Abbott’s plan for uni education

The Abbott Government has announced massive changes to Australia’s higher education sector, with plans to abolish the compulsory fee collected by universities to support student services and end Labor’s targets to support disadvantaged students acquiring a university education. ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Review: Robbie Williams Take the Crown Tour

Review: Robbie Williams Take the Crown Tour

His career has been up and down over the past few years, but does British rocker/lothario Robbie Williams still have it? DORIAN TISATO reviews his Take the Crown tour on the big screen.

Stop saying the lack of women in Cabinet is about ‘merit’

Stop saying the lack of women in Cabinet is about ‘merit’

It’s not about gender, they say, it’s about merit. However, that argument is as disingenuous as it is plainly untrue for many reasons. ASHLEIGH PISANI voices her opinion on the constitution of the Federal Cabinet.

Abbott’s Cabinet light on females

Abbott’s Cabinet light on females

New PM Tony Abbott has announced the line up for Cabinet – but it seems a little unbalanced in gender representation. ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Red Cross release First Aid app for World First Aid Day

Red Cross release First Aid app for World First Aid Day

The Australian Red Cross have released a revoluntionary First Aid app to give on-the-go access to medical information. KASSIE DAHLENBURG reports.

Coalition promises – what can we expect from the next three years?

Coalition promises – what can we expect from the next three years?

So Tony Abbott is our new PM – but what does that mean for us over the next three years? ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Let’s get Syrious – explaining the Syrian Civil War

Let’s get Syrious – explaining the Syrian Civil War

Heard about the Syrian crisis but want to learn more? ELYSE WILLIAMS.

Review: The Best Offer

Review: The Best Offer

From an unfamiliar part of Italy comes The Best Offer, a beautifully crafted and utterly tragic love story. DORIAN TISATO reviews.

Election trail: Week 4 wrap up

Election trail: Week 4 wrap up

Families got involved, Gillard didn’t appear, and more potentially offensive comments were made. ASHLEIGH PISANI gives you the essentials from week 4 of the 2013 election campaign.