It is these universally relevant themes of family belonging, trust, and betrayal, that see Bad Girl transcend the boundary of an Australian independent film, to one capable of an international reception. Cindy Shi reviews.
The government is sticking to its message that universities are overfunded. Previously unpopular policies of fee deregulation and 20% cuts in funding have been abandoned in favour of a focus on increasing student contributions and repayments. Ruth Thomas reports