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Onshore/Offshore: World Refugee Week in Perth

Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) will be hosting a series of forums at the Fremantle Town Hall during World Refugee Week on Saturday the 24th of June. Onshore/Offshore: Fortress Australia consists of two forums, running from 1PM-5PM, and includes afternoon tea, information and campaign stalls. Deportations and...

Eric Andre to Ranch Up Regal Theatre

Guess what, Brotendos? Absurdist comedian Eric Andre will be bringing his live show to Perth’s Regal Theatre on May 19th.  Eric Andre, recognisable from mainstream roles in television series “Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23” and “Man Seeking Woman”, has achieved a cult following through his...

The Week in World News | 06.02

France  A man armed with machetes was shot by soldiers at the Louvre in Paris. It is alleged the man was attempting to enter shops beneath the popular Parisian museum, when he attacked soldiers who retaliated by shooting him. French President Francois Hollande says there is little doubt...

The Week in World News | 30.01

United States of America Most would acknowledge it is highly unadvisable to flag down emergency personnel with a vehicle containing large amounts of cocaine. It would appear one such man, who is yet to be identified, did not receive the memo. The incident occurred in Chattahoochee Hills,...

The Week in World News | 16.01

Australia Australian holidaymakers have been thrown into uncertainty following the surprise suspension of Tigerair flights between Australia and Bali on January 11th.  The suspension is allegedly due to the sudden imposition of new administrative requirements by the Indonesian government, according to a statement from Tigerair.  The company...

The Week in World News | 02.01

Nepal Roshani Tiruwa has become the second recorded Nepalese woman to die in a Chhaupadi-related incident in the past two months. Chhaupadi, directly translated as “untouchable being”, has been practised for centuries and involves restricting menstruating women from coming into contact with kitchen utensils and public water...