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Wicked days are numbered

BY ALEC SMART It appears the writing is finally on the wall for Wicked Campers – notorious for renting out campervans adorned with provocative sexist and homophobic graffiti - after Australian transport ministers agreed on a nationwide crackdown on any of their vehicles displaying slogans deemed ‘offensive’. At a meeting in Adelaide on Friday 2 […]

Bondi Beach mural makes waves

By VANESSA LIM Wednesday morning saw Luke Cornish’s contentious Bondi mural artwork defaced with graffiti by an unknown vigilante. The controversial mural was an indictment of the Australian government’s asylum seeker treatment. The artwork depicted 24 Australian Border Force guards and symbolised the 24 asylum seekers who have taken their lives since 2010. Cornish, who […]

New petition seeks ACON reforms

Concerned community activists have started an electronic petition on Change.org calling on NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner to investigate GLBTI health and wellbeing organisation, ACON. Activists from the Australian chapter of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (New ACT UP) say ACON is wasting millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money each year. ACON, which was […]