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Fares fair? Postgraduate students protest lack of Myki concessions

The cost of a round-trip fare on Victoria’s public transport system is around eight dollars, but undergraduate students pay only half that price. The student concessions aren’t extended to post-graduate students, even though almost half of them live below the poverty line. Are the fares really fair? Chenturan Aran and Grace Aicken report.


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