Climate Change and Bushfires

The last couple of weeks has witnessed some of the most horrific fires in New South Wales history. Even today, many fires continue to burn uncontrollably, and the lack of rainfall combined with increasing temperatures over the coming months demonstrates that further disasters are imminent. During the events, the priority of all people should be…

Should we DECRIMINALISE drug use?

Decriminalising illicit drugs. 10 years ago, even the thought of this proposal would create shudders across society. Arguably, even today, many would be fearful of the decriminalisation of illicit substances. Drugs are harmful. They are deadly, can destroy families and affect innocent people. So why would we even begin to consider making them freely available?…

The New South Wales Bushfires

Tomorrow (the 12th of November AEST) is set to be a horrific day in New South Wales with the state bracing for unprecedented and catastrophic bushfire danger. There have been countless numbers of fires burning the last week in New South Wales, and with worsening conditions tomorrow, these numbers could rise. The fires have already…

The End of School

It is all over. A 13-year journey of growth, obstacles and structure is finished. It is a feeling which is almost impossible to formulate into words. How can you describe all of your living memories in a sentence or short paragraph? There are many things that school is criticised for. Archaic examination procedures, not teaching…

Rehabilitation NOT Incapacitation

On the 13th of August 2019, an attacker stabbed two individuals in the streets of Sydney, killing one and injuring another. The man has been formally charged with murder, attempted murder, wounding a person with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm, intentionally chocking a person with recklessness and common assault. The attacker’s mental health…