‘’It is on every front: discrimination, hostility, abuse, indefinite detention, uncertainty… It’s a toxic mix for any human being, and to me, it is surprising that more refugees and asylum seekers haven’t attempted suicide.’’ Co-author of the recently-released 'Protection Denied, Abuse Condoned: Women on Nauru at Risk', Professor Carmen Lawrence talks with Pelican on the report’s findings, as well as the possibility of a more empathic alternative to Australia’s brutal response to the international humanitarian crisis.
New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael "wants you to unashamedly enjoy blood-spilling, cum-spraying, unapologetic trash," insists Ryan Suckling. "Not some dull, obscurely philosophical art film at Luna on SX."
"As usual, WAAPA spares no expensive when investing in their students, empowering ingenious and innovative set design from Nicola Stratman and period costume curated by Kaitlin Brindley." Samuel J. Cox reviews.
"This well paced and balanced performance will make you laugh, but it also has something important to offer as far as love is concerned, as well as the ethics of drug development." Isaak Karagoglou reviews.
"Whilst a handful of these tracks are susceptible to instant-skipping and the release will hardly thrill bandwagon fans of ‘Jumpman’ or ‘Hotline Bling’, it’s an obvious must for fans of his earlier work." Michael O'Leary reviews.
"Like a quality, aged bottle of wine, consuming Wil Sylvince’s stand-up is sure to have you feeling very happy and more than a little giggly. I’d recommend enjoying with a few friends on a cool winter’s night at His Majesty’s Theatre." Nic Monisse reviews.