“Gay, straight, black or white - marriage is a civil right.” The sound of thousands of people rallying was impossible to ignore in Melbourne CBD this Saturday afternoon. They were gathered to tell President Turnbull they want him to legalise same-sex marriage - now. And for some, he is already running too late. https://youtu.be/HR8-e5ByFXA Friday … Continue reading Marriage Equality Rally: We’re Running out of time
For half a year, Scandinavians have gone nuts about a Norwegian youth TV-series called SKAM (SHAME), and now the admiration for the path-breaking series, which right now is on the fourth season, is spreading among Australian teenagers. Since mid-January, the Instagram account skam_aus has obtained almost 9000 Australian followers who like and discuss the characters … Continue reading Norwegian TV-series helps young Australians accept themselves
Volunteers from Young Workers Centre were today talking to employees in Emporium Melbourne about the upcoming cuts to their penalty rates. Today’s blitz is a part of a campaign organized by Australian Unions fighting against the penalty rates cuts, The Fair Work Commission announced in February. https://youtu.be/PVkQ9Vl_7MA
It is Saturday afternoon. The sky is cloudy, and it is starting feeling like autumn in Melbourne. Not gloomy, just colder than a few weeks ago. My partner and I are walking along the Yarra Promenade to see what is going on. It is the opening weekend of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, and River … Continue reading FOOD REVIEW: Good vibes and outstanding pizzas at Crown Live Pizza Festival
Last night, about 70 young workers united in the Trade Hall Council for an emergency meeting against the penalty rate cuts. The purpose was to kick-off a campaign defending the penalty rates. “It’s robbery and we have to stop it,” said Luke Hilakari, Secretary in the Victorian Trades Hall Council, about the cuts in his … Continue reading NEWS STORY: Young workers start campaign against the penalty rate cuts
The elevator takes me to the seventh floor in an old, beautiful building. I enter a deserted room. White walls and grey floors come into my view, and the only noise is the echo of my shoes sliding across the bare concrete floor. From the ceiling hang some old towels with embroidery. They send my … Continue reading FASHION REVIEW: SWEAT challenges the heteronormativity of the fashion world
Hello. I am Sofie Lerche from Denmark. In the first semester of 2017 I am studying journalism at Monash University in Melbourne. At this website I will share my work from the units Digital storytelling, Lifestyle journalism, Video journalism and Photojournalism. Welcome on board.