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…

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…

Time’s Running out Albo

I appreciated your backseat approach to the initial outbreak of the virus. I appreciated your willingness to cooperate on issues of national concern to ensure positive outcomes for the Australian public. However, a spectator in the grandstands is never going to win the Dally M Medal. There must come a time for action, leadership and…

Australia’s Vaccine Disaster

We didn’t have time to prepare! We were focusing on controlling large outbreaks as our first priority! We had to ensure our economy didn’t collapse and lead to chaos! Many countries in the world can use these excuses to justify their slow rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. Australia CAN NOT. We haven’t had a significant…

Let’s Get Legal: Border Battles

Welcome back to article two of Let’s Get Legal. This is a series where myself, Simeon (creator and author of the Levine Lowdown) and Guest Author Daniel, review, prompt ideas, and demonstrate how certain court cases, statutes and everything in-between affect you and bear relevance to our society. Please let us know any thoughts you…

Unemployment is NOT Exclusive

It doesn’t choose its targets. It doesn’t favour some over others. It’s unpredictable, devastating and enduring. The myth of unemployment in Australia is incredibly damaging, as it allows the government to continually keep the rate of unemployment benefits so slow. Unemployment is not left for dole bludgers who don’t want to work. I’ll say that…

Change the Date

We talk and talk and talk. Every year. The same discussions, the same arguments, and the same emotions. Then, we get to January 27th, and no one cares anymore. We need to stop the talking, as it achieves nothing and only polarises people more. We need to turn that talking into quick action. January 26th,…

Top 10 Sporting Moments of 2020!

The sporting calendar began with a bang in 2020 as Conor McGregor returned to the UFC, Australian cricket was on a high after a dominant summer, and the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl. However, in March and April, the sporting world shut down. All that remained were some soccer matches in Hungary and…