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…

The Power of Youth | Spoken Word

Youth. Always blamed for the issues in our world but shamed when we try to take action. Consistently told we are lazy but ridiculed when news stories cause us to have a reaction Titled as the technological generation, millennials, caught up within our own selves that we fail to acknowledge society, But any positive use…

Should we protect Religious Freedom?

Religious discrimination and religious freedom are hot topics in society today. Individuals on both sides argue whether people should be able to freely speak their opinion regarding their religious beliefs or if restraints should be put in place. The recent Israel Folau saga has particularly highlighted the issue, with Folau’s contract terminated due to a…

China and the Australian Labor Party

Despite my reading on this developing story, I am still working through the details of the situation. Therefore, please excuse me if this article jumps around with a lack of direction. There is currently an ICAC (Independent Commission Against Corruption) inquiry taking place into the NSW Labour Party regarding the party’s alleged scheme to circumvent…

One Year of Scott Morrison

On the 23rd of August 2018, the Australian Liberal MP’s voted 45-40 to spill the leadership positions after a tumultuous week or gossip. Ms Bishop, Mr Morrison and Mr Dutton all nominated for the leadership position, however; Ms Bishop was knocked out in the first round of voting. In the second round, Mr Morrison won…

Should abortion be legalised?

I need to start by stating that my views and perspectives on this issue are not set in stone. I always aim to allow my opinions to change and encourage people who disagree with me to enter into a discussion with me because that way, we both grow in our knowledge. In the Australian state…

The Liberal Party wins the Election

Here is a review of the main events that took place over election day: The Liberal Party under the leadership of Prime Minister Scott Morrison has won the Australia election in a “miraculous” victory. Over the past few months, Labor had consistently outperformed Liberal in Newspoll, with further articles in the afternoon predicting a “landslide…

Tony Abbott is Gone

After 25 years, Tony Abbott has been defeated by Zali Steggall in the seat of Warringah in a comprehensive victory. There has been as large as a 14% swing against the former prime minster compared to a 40% swing for independent Zali Steggall. Moreover, the initial two-candidate-preferred figure of 64% for Ms Steggall and 34%…