FUTURE STUDENTS AND ALUMNI ONLY: UQ HIDES “CURRENT STUDENTS” FROM WEBSITE

The UQ website has had links for Current Students hidden from the front page header, leaving only links for Future Students, Researchers, and Alumni. The change was first identified by Semper Floreat reader Jack Barton in a letter to the editor over the weekend. “With the new semester starting up, I was looking forward to […]

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UQ disciplinary letter shuns Human Rights

Alan Smithee & Billie Kugelman UQ has sent out letters to students facing disciplinary action which claim that enforcing the Student Code of Conduct is more important than *checks notes* students’ human rights. The letters, apparently authored by so-called ‘Integrity Officers’, were sent with an offer: accepting the University’s proposed punishments would mean that students’ […]

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Stand with climate activists against police repression

We are in a climate emergency. We’ve seen a rapid increase in ‘natural’ disasters across the globe; floods, fires and mass extinctions. It is estimated that the climate crisis could displace 1.2 billion people by 2050.  But in the eyes of the Australian government and its police cronies, the real crime is daring to resist […]

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Taringa eviction attempt thwarted

Today’s eviction defense in Taringa may have been organised at first instance by Michael Berkman, the Greens’ MP for Maiwar, and the Brisbane Renter’s Alliance, but it saw support from many local grassroots and left-wing groups. The Greens (notable mention to Jonno Sri for locking himself to the tenant’s front door), Socialist Alternative, Australia’s Communist […]

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Student solidarity with electrical workers on strike at UQ!

Electrical workers at UQ are on strike demanding a wage increase of $3.70 per hour. After years of no pay increase members of the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) are fighting back, holding an indefinite protest on campus on Sir Fred Schoenell Drive until UGL management agree to their demands. Student Action councillors spoke to picketing […]

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O-Week Anti Boeing Anti War Protests

At the time of dissemination, that of our first 2022 edition, the 14th will likely have seen leafleting and soapbox style speeches about the ongoing atrocities in West Papua, andBoeing’s involvement. On the 15th, protesters intend to have occupied – and blocked access to – the Boeing Institute’s rooms in the Hawken Engineering Building. National […]

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VIOLENCE & FREEDOM @ COVID RALLIES

CARF is an organisation of “pro-vaccine, pro-union, and anti-fascist” groups that seek to counter narratives present at anti-vaccine and anti-lockdown. They were there on Saturday, in support of health orders and measures instituted by governments, and to counter the growing influence of far-right elements.

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