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Are You Asking For It? Introducing University Sexual Consent Modules

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Content warning: Sexual assault is discussed in this piece. Last year the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) released a National Report on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities, with alarming findings. In the wake of the report, the Australian National University, the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne have made it a requirement for all commencing students to complete an online sexual consent module. Currently at Monash University there are two consent modules sitting in our Moodle realm. The units are a requirement for students partaking in off-campus and co-curricular events, such as society camps and
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Free De-Ranged? 

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Eggs. That pesky $14 transaction popping up most Sunday mornings when we are barely able to coordinate ourselves to put the avo on the toast, after a big Saturday night. Scanning the menu, we’re relieved - they’re free range, the ethical alternative, right? You know, happy hens pecking under blue skies in lush green fields? Ok, so while we know there’s heavy marketing involved (thanks Coles and Curtis Stone), most of us associate free range with healthier hens, spared from the confines of cages. But thanks to the Federal Government’s new labelling laws, will free range actually be the better
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