Every action is born of experience. The QUO curate stories that will help broaden our understanding of what is happening around us, and inspire action. Based on the lived experiences of our contributors, the stories here cover issues that are at the heart of our development as a community.
We all know that STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) fields remain dominated by men, particularly in the higher levels of academia. Marielle Ong, a Masters of Philosophy student at University of Queensland, talks all things pure mathematics in plain English.
"I think one of the biggest struggles we face as Indigenous artists is that we consistently have to break down stereotypes." Chenoa Deemal performs in a contemporary revamp of The Seven Stages of Grieving across the country.
Penrith is the second highest in NSW for reported domestic violence and child sexual abuse. Hear from tour de force Michelle Ellery on her work with Penrith-based charity The Queen of Hearts Foundation.
"Public art is not a common tool for social change, but it speaks to all of us and makes such an impact on our communities in a symbolic and tangible sense." Discover your inner artivist with Muralisto!
"I took my seat and in silence posed a question to myself and the mainly white room. Are we going to listen?" Our editor Alexandra Havas attended The Australian Refugee Action Network (ARAN) Inaugural Conference in Canberra from May 20th to May 21st.
We all know that STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) fields remain dominated by men, particularly in the higher levels of academia. Josephine Dias, a PhD student at the University of Queensland, talks all things quantum communication in plain English.
Travel the world and meet people just like us with the culinary delights sold at the fortnightly Street Food Markets. Located in the heart of Sydney's inner-west, within the grounds of the Addison Road Community Centre.
"I learned to love my legs when my husband lost use of his." Six years ago, Sophia's husband Rob developed a rare neurological disorder that left him with a mobility impairment. She shares their experience of navigating the healthcare system and public spaces where people with disabilities are not always made to feel welcome.