The Australian has come out strongly in favour of the VSU legislation just passed in Australia. It says:
VSU involves a profound point of principle: no Australian should be forced to join a union
They also make the point, student union leaders often refuse to accept:
And while the student unions and newspapers will of course be free to run any political line they like, lacking a captive audience they will be forced to work harder to connect with students’ needs and preferences. They will be the better for it.