FriendlyJordies and John Barilaro: A Terrifying Legal Dispute

While NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet may laugh and dismiss the rapidly evolving situation between Youtuber FriendlyJordies and Deputy Premier John Barilaro, there is nothing to joke about. While this started through some comedic videos posted on YouTube, it has now proceeded to the courts and is much more significant than an individual defamation hearing. Furthermore,…

NSW Labor Disaster

It was a golden opportunity for Jodi McKay and the NSW Labor Party. An opportunity which they believed was within reach. However, another demoralising defeat, another leadership spill, and another lack-lustre campaign have left the party searching for answers. The Upper Hunter byelection was triggered after it emerged that former Nationals MP, Michael Johnsen, was…

What’s Happening in ETHIOPIA?

Ethiopia is starving. It’s difficult to imagine anything that could make a famine ‘worse’. However, the fact that this famine was man-made and avoidable only exacerbates the dire situation of millions of Ethiopians. Ethiopia is located within Africa and shares borders with Eritrea (who we will come to shortly) and Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, and Sudan.…

Australia’s Middle Power Failure

Australia has been significantly harmed by its inability to formulate an independent foreign policy and, there are numerous advantages that Australia is failing to capitalise upon due to its foreign policy relying heavily on historical alliances. But, before I continue, what does it mean to be a middle power? A middle power refers to a…

An Update – The Music Roundup

Hi guys. I know it has been a very long time since I wrote my last article, so I will first and foremost apologise. However, over the last few months I have been busier than ever. Whilst I have certainly been listening to music, a packed schedule has prevented me from putting those thoughts onto…

It’s Exam Time…

Hello! It has been a few weeks now since my last post, and I have certainly missed writing. However, I am now entering an exam period which means that my time available for writing has decreased significantly. I am looking forward to finishing my exams and getting back into writing articles for you all! Here…

The IPL is Cancelled!

It was starting to seem inevitable. And today, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced that the Indian Premier League for 2021 has been suspended. Indian cricket authorities held an emergency meeting to discuss what options were available for the competition after the tournament’s biosecure bubble was exposed over the last few days.…

Let’s Get Legal: Lost in Translation

Hello and welcome back to Let’s Get Legal! Today’s article is written by Daniel and delves into the issue of language and the law! We hope you enjoy! Introduction The inability to understand the language of the region that you are in may seem like a far-fetched idea in contemporary times. It has been more…

The Sports Roundup Week 19: Upcoming Sporting Predictions 2!

Hello and welcome back to the Sports Roundup! Many sporting leagues worldwide are in the middle of their seasons, with teams either focusing on the looming final series, or consolidating their strong starts. For individual sports, this period is full of activity as they prepare for a high-intensity winter (in the Southern Hemisphere) or summer…

What’s Happening in INDIA?

Complacency breeds failure. Just because things are going well now doesn’t mean they can’t suddenly go horribly wrong. This is the reality in India, as they battle a new wave of COVID-19 which is more destructive than any previous variant of the virus. The nation relaxed in its partial success and now have to deal…

2 Years of Blogging

‘Informed youth are powerful youth, and powerful youth can create meaningful and lasting change.’ Throughout my journey on this blog, the reality of the above phrase has only grown in my mind. Youth are more informed than ever and are unbelievably passionate about what they stand for. I've been able to talk to many young…