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…

Why I Love Quarantine

COVID-19 is not going away anytime soon. This horrific virus has destroyed lives, workplaces and countries. There isn’t much hope in our world currently, but although the short-term future looks bleak, there is still a bright long-term future that we can look forward to. However, for now, many countries are re-introducing lockdowns as they suffer…

The Value of the Law

There are too many laws! Laws are too controlling on our lives! I wish we could just live how we want to… These thoughts and opinions on our legal system are incredibly common in our society. People want to live freely, and for many, the legal system plays no role in their life other than…

A Coming of Age for Anthony Albanese?

Typically, both sides of politics sit in a fierce debate over a year. Whether it be arguing in parliament or through the media, political discussion can become very heated with both sides fighting for power and relevance. However, this year has been different. Australia’s Labor Party, who are currently in the opposition, have been relatively…

A Poverty Stimulus

You may have thought that the government was beginning to withdraw any economic stimulus provided to Australians. However, a new stimulus will be presented soon. This time, not a stimulus that provides extra money, but one that places thousands of Australians in poverty. The JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments provided by the government undoubtedly saved lives.…

Macquarie University Course Cuts

Cuts, cuts, cuts. Should we really be surprised? We are in the depths of Australia’s first recession in 30 years and will continue to battle the impacts of COVID-19 for years to come. However, Australia’s education sector is being hit particularly hard, and the poor management from Universities in the past is starting to negatively…

1 Million

Usually, the number 1,000,000 is used in a positive context. Maybe your favourite content creator reached 1 million followers on YouTube or Instagram. Maybe someone earnt a million dollars through their job or through an unanticipated event. Or perhaps a million was used to describe how many people were watching a sporting event. In most…