he recent leak of the ‘Nauru Files’ underscores what has been clear for years now: our government’s treatment of people seeking refugee protection inflicts serious harm on children and adults who have done nothing to deserve it.This regime, now collectively organised under the militarised ‘Operation Sovereign Borders’, involves a number of strategies designed to deter … [Read more...]
Life is better when you add a little zest. A new column that hacks some of the most significant everyday challenges facing young Australians requiring urgent government action, policy changes or legislative reform. Have a controversial story idea you'd like to see us cover? Send us a pitch: firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll put the squeeze on your topic and on your lawmakers!
hotos and memes that make a joke at someone else’s expense are a daily occurrence in everyone's Facebook newsfeed.But when social media platforms are misused to go further than a little harmless fun, such as making serious threats and offensive or improper suggestions, do we ever stop to think - is this against the law?A Sydney man, Zane Alchin, who made a string of … [Read more...]
recent study conducted by the American Psychological Association, has revealed that approximately 10% of ex-partners threaten to post sexually explicit images of partners online.Following the increased frequency and severity of revenge porn attacks in Australia, intensifying community rhetoric concerning the inadequate state of criminal legislation to deal specifically with … [Read more...]
A few months ago, BucketOrange Magazine brought you an article about revenge porn, its history and impacts, and what to do if intimate photos of you are published online without your consent.UPDATE: After a recent spate of revenge porn attacks against hundreds of South Australian women on American website 4Chan (an image-based bulletin board where anyone can post pictures … [Read more...]