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The SRC Passes the budget

At long last, the budget is here. Last month an SRC Council meeting passed our proposed spending for the year with a unanimous vote. We’re happy to be able to expand our legal and casework services, increase funding to activism, complete a number of sorely needed projects and return a
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Presidents Report – Week 9

As we move well into the 2nd half of the first semester this year, it’s understandable that many students would be feeling the heat of the inconvenient times that assignments will become due or feeling stressed from preparing for exams in just a few weeks. I would like to wish all of
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Farewell to Ray Jackson, President of the Indigenous Social Justice Association

Last week the black movement lost one of its strongest fighters for Aboriginal rights. Uncle Ray Jackson passed away peacefully in his sleep on the night of Thursday 23rd April after attending a regular Indigenous Social Justice Association Meeting. Uncle Ray was the President of the
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Report on the Student Services Amenities Fee (SAFF) Allocation

Three months of negotiations and two rounds of funding applications later, the University has announced how the 2015 Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) will be allocated between its student organisations. This was decided by the SSAF Allocation Committee, chaired by Professor T
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Addressing Anti-Semitism allegations

Recently, the Vice Chancellor sent around an email to all staff and students of the University alleging that student activists had been engaging in anti-Semitic behaviour on campus. This has been a growing controversy within the walls of our University and it’s time that a few things
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Be part of history and a better society that’s actually ours and get involved in these campaigns…

In the past week we’ve seen a huge victory for students across the country while witnessing some of the most disillusioned remarks from the Prime Minister and the Western Australian Government regarding Aboriginal communities. Monday last week saw a form of direct action taken by myse
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Kyol Blakeney wants you to have a think about your future.

As the semester picks up momentum and uni begins to take over your life, I want you to have a think about your future. Upon enrolling into university, many of you would have selected to pay for it through HECS. By the time you read this report the Senate may have already voted on the
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Launch of Ally Network – standing with Queer students and staff on campus.

Last week saw the launch of the Ally Network in support of standing with Queer students and staff on campus. In attendance was one of my predecessors, The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG and Liberal Member of the Legislative Council, The Hon. Don Harwin. The proceedings began with speeches
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After a brilliant O-Week I would like to congratulate everyone involved

After a brilliant O-Week I would like to congratulate everyone involved in putting it together and say how excited I am for semester to start, particularly with many of the new students I met in the last week at our SRC stall. I would also like to welcome all new members of our collec
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50th Anniversary of the 1965 Freedom Ride

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.” -Aboriginal Proverb No doubt the above proverb is seen as a guide for how to live one’s life in the heart of many Abo
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