Our team

Julija Veljkovic – Editor in Chief

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It all started with history lessons, where Julija was first introduced to the devastating impacts of U.S foreign policy in developing countries. Inspired by her first contact with politics, Julija combined her passion for writing with her desire to pursue a meaningful career, resulting in a Bachelor’s of Broadcast Journalism.  Long story short, Julija decided to test Melbourne’s windy wrath for a Master of International Relations. Since then she has volunteered in the non-profit sector, campaigning for human rights. As a writer, she is deeply passionate about human rights, social justice and community development. As a global citizen, Julija feels responsible advocating for social causes through the power of storytelling.

Frasel Bignell – Creative Director

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Fraser is a communication designer and content creator, currently working as a Marketing Executive at a fintech startup in Melbourne. He has studied, worked and volunteered in different parts of the world and enjoys immersing himself in unknown environments. Fraser’s passionate about human rights, particularly refugee rights and protecting and empowering vulnerable people. He also aims to find a way for this to become his permanent reality.

Rod Ceballos- Visual Editor & Marketer

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Rod is a local freelance photographer specialising in events, editorial and portrait photography. He studied design at RMIT and photography at NMIT before buying a one- way ticket to Venezuela to be with a girl he’d met for three days. Since 2016, he has worked as a full time photographer, while also dedicating time to tutoring at the Photography Studies College and running workshops for international students at RMIT. Rod currently manages a joint PSC – Amnesty International photographers’ network.

Thomas Abildgaard- Associate Editor

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Thom is a freelance writer and Master of International Relations graduate based in Melbourne. As a writer and political thinker, Thom is primarily concerned with the causal intersection between human rights abuses, climate change, global capitalism, food security, and the ever looming threat of nuclear annihilation. As a result of Thom’s research into climate change and his anti-capitalist politics, he’s become invested in sustainable living and permaculture as a contribution towards self-liberation and building community.