Charlotte Ainsworth, Madeleine Clarke, Amelia Mertha & Yilun Ma

Charlotte Ainsworth, Madeleine Clarke, Amelia Mertha & Yilun Ma

Welfare Officers

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Latest Reports

Welfare Officers’ Report – Week 1, Sem 2, 2017

Student welfare is under attack. The Centrelink scandal enraged many, as thousands of the most vulnerable in society were charged with debts they don’t owe. The announcement that Sunday penalty rates for retail, fast food and hospitality workers will be cut greatly affects students, two thirds of whom already live in poverty. This year, the […]

Welfare Officer’s Report – Week 9, Sem 2, 2016

April Holcombe The Welfare Department assisted in the Halal not Hanson BBQ that took place Wednesday 14 September on Eastern Avenue. This was a great success, with many students popping by to grab a halal snack pack, talk to fellow anti racists, and launch a water bomb at Pauline Hanson’s likeness. With the Muslim prayer […]

Welfare Officer’s Report – Week 3, Sem 2, 2016

April Holcomb, Isabella Brook, Matthew Campbell and Dylan Williams Second semester is here and the results of the Federal election spell out a pretty grim future for student welfare. The Liberals are back in power and this means that student welfare is still under attack as Malcom Turnbull attempts to privatise Medicare, raise the GST, […]