The Refugee Crisis – When will we get it right?

A report by the Department of  Home Affairs has described this week that asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea are self-harming and attempting suicide following the introduction of the Medevac law earlier this year. The Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2018 or commonly known as the Medevac bill is designed to ensure timely…

Why we NEED more Drug Injecting Centres

In Australia, the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Kings Cross, Sydney was the first medically supervised injecting centre in the Southern hemisphere. Historically, the first official supervised injecting facility in the world began in Switzerland in 1986. The Centre in Sydney opened in May 2001 and up to last year was Australia’s only supervised…

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…