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Around the town: The Magnolia Tree review Around the town: The Magnolia Tree review

Around the town: The Magnolia Tree review

Friday 26 May 2017

David Halliday, Media and Communications Office

Australian society has a complex relationship to death. I can’t speak for everyone but culturally it seems that discussing our collective mortality and impending expiry date is a taboo, something to be drowned out in rampant consumerism until the point where it can’t be ignored. The Magnolia Tree is about that moment when we’re forced to square off with the Grim Reaper.

Youth justice reforms miss the mark, risk further harm

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Media and Communications Office

Smart Justice for Young People (SJ4YP) has expressed concerns and disappointment at the youth justice reforms introduced by the Victorian Government today. 

SJ4YP Convenor Tiffany Overall says that the Government has sadly misdirected its focus away from rehabilitation toward futile punishments that will ultimately do the community more harm than good. 
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