I boarded the train to Gympie. Home. It’d been long since I’d visited, but I went with a purpose – to seek theology in the place dubbed ‘Hell town’.
On a crisp autumn morning, sunlight began to bathe the cold concrete floor of the car park. There, solitary figures sat smoking long cigarettes, the signs of another restless night showing on their faces.
As the sun sets on 2013 at the University of Queensland, so too does it on 6 years of Liberal National-aligned ‘Fresh’ Party rule of the UQ Union. Eventually ousted following one of the most contentious periods in the Union’s 32-year history, Fresh leave office in mid-December with serious questions about the conduct of previous executives left unanswered.