Remembering the Tasty nightclub raid 20 years on

Chris di Pasquale “There was an escalating feeling that the police weren’t finding what they were looking for. They knew they couldn’t find anything. They were getting angry.” In the early hours of 7 August 1994, Victoria Police raided Tasty, a nightclub in Melbourne’s CBD with a predominately queer cliente...CONTINUE READING

One Bean we cannot count on

Chris di Pasquale The more things change, the more they stay the same. That’s certainly the case when it comes to the changing of the guard at the top of our universities. RMIT University vice-chancellor Margaret Gardner is leaving. Her belligerence toward the staff union and penchant for property developme...CONTINUE READING

NT teachers give government an F

Chris di Pasquale Teachers in the Northern Territory are locked in a battle with the conservative state government over savage cuts to education. The Country Liberal Party is axing 71 positions, including English as a second language teachers and behavioural support staff, “regionalising” a further 85 posit...CONTINUE READING