Monthly Archives: August 2015

Queen Vic Newsletter Issue #1 – August 2015

Launch Issue

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Australia’s super problem

By Stephanie Convery The recently-announced Federal Budget was widely reported as a ‘fairer’ budget, but ‘fair’ is hardly the word older Australians would use in light of proposed changes to retirement age. Currently, Australians are eligible to apply for the … Continue reading

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Counting the costs

  By Amy Gray Domestic violence costs Australian economy $16.8 billion a year, according to the ACTU. When we think of abuse in the home, we immediately imagine violence. But these exploitative relationships rarely abuse in one way, instead insidiously … Continue reading

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Educating minds, changing worlds

By Celeste Liddle Knowledge is not just power, it’s self and community empowerment. I can’t remember what I wanted to be when I was at high school. I was outspoken whenever we discussed current affairs but no careers officer ever … Continue reading

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