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SRC President’s Report – Week 12, Sem 1, 2018

It was discovered last week that University of Sydney’s two main support hotlines for student survivors of sexual assault have not been working. The discovery was made after a person seeking support was unable to make contact. Those who called the Student Liaison Officer hotline were
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SRC President’s Report – Week 11, Sem 1, 2018

Imogen Grant On Wednesday this week, students will be re-launching the #WentworthMustFall campaign which demands that the Wentworth Building at USyd be renamed and that statues of Wentworth be removed from campus. William Wentworth is a colonial figure who is best known at USyd for hi
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SRC President’s Report – Week 10, Sem 1, 2018

Imogen Grant Last Tuesday the Government released the Federal Budget. The Turnbull Government’s budget does the bidding of big business and wealthy while leaving young people behind to face worsening employment, poverty and homelessness. The budget is nothing more than a short-term po
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SRC President’s Report – Week 9, Sem 1, 2018

Imogen Grant Last week workers from across NSW came together for the annual May Day Rally. The history of May Day is born in struggle and for the achievement of justice and peace for the working class.  And this is more relevant than ever when the attacks from the capitalist ruling cl
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Presidents Report – Week 8, Sem1, 2018

Imogen Grant Last Week Al Jazeera released a documentary titled ‘Australia: Rape on Campus’ which focuses on the experiences of international student survivors of sexual assault. The Human Rights Commission’s ‘Change the Course’ report found that five percent (or 7665) of internationa
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SRC President’s Report – Week 7, Sem1, 2018

Imogen Grant The Palestinian Great March of Return have entered their fourth week and continued unabated despite violent attack from Israeli military forces. The media and Australian government (including the opposition) is determined to see these events as “deadly unrest”. It’s clear
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Women’s Report – Week 7, Sem 1, 2018

Madeline Ward and Jessica Syed DISMANTLE THE COLLEGES AND REPLACE THEM WITH AFFORDABLE AND SUBSIDISED STUDENT HOUSING.DISMANTLE THE COLLEGES AND REPLACE THEM WITH AFFORDABLE AND SUBSIDISED STUDENT HOUSING. DISMANTLE THE COLLEGES AND REPLACE THEM WITH AFFORDABLE AND SUBSIDISED STUDENT
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SRC President’s Report – Week 7, Sem 1, 2018

Imogen Grant Last week Queensland police attacked the civil liberties of protesters during the Stolenwealth Games. Queensland DOCS and police were sent to Camp Freedom to shut down protest and threaten child removal. The threat and actual practice of forced child removal has been a to
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SRC President – Week 4, Sem 1, 2018

Imogen Grant The student movement is experience an exciting revival across the world, particularly in the UK where over twenty campuses are striking in solidarity with the UCU strike. We’ve seen a reinvigoration of the trade union movement in the education sector, as UCU branches vote
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 3, Sem 1 2018

The semester has begun with a rocky start for casual staff at the university. The NTEU USyd Casuals Network Survey recorded that more than half of the current casual workers began their position this semester without a contract despite already teaching students. Of those, 44 percent a
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