Tag Archives: australia

toilet paper

In a few years from now you might look back and laugh at the fact that in 2020 Aussies were rushing out and panic buying loo paper. Researchers that focus on how social media impacts an audience’s perception of incidents recently said that what’s happened in regard to mass purchasing of toilet paper appears to […]

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The call to change the date of Australia Day has been heating up for years, so what does it mean to celebrate Australia in 2020? Australians have had a rough few months. Unprecedented natural disasters have left families without homes and an estimated half a billion animals have perished. So celebrating Australia as nation has […]

resolutions

It’s that time of year again. People start making deals with themselves to lose weight, find love and overhaul their lives. But how many stick to them? Here are five resolutions, everyone can stick to! It’s estimated that around 77% of people make some type of resolution in the new year. Those people also manage […]

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After a series of devastating bush fires, communities were left with nothing, including the koala communities along the East Coast of Australia. Is it too late to save them? Koala Habitat Loss and Bush Fires Prior to the arrival and settlement of the First Fleet there were believed to be millions of koalas, many were […]

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 Medicinal marijuana gives relief to people suffering from illnesses including cancer and chronic pain, so what’s the harm in legalizing recreational marijuana? A Brief History of Marijuana Use It’s likely that the cannabis plant was first used for it’s medicinal and homeopathic properties in as early as 500 BC in Central Asia. It then spread […]

Australians

2020 is about a month away so it’s the perfect time to reflect on the last decade. 2010 to 2019 has been full of tragedies and triumph and now more than ever, social media is playing a central role in all our lives. Fukushima Nuclear Disaster What would become the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl […]

horse racing

One of the biggest sporting events in the Australian calendar is also the most controversial. But how bad is the horse racing industry, really? The Race That Divides the Nation The rise of animal activists and militant vegans has recently overshadowed a normally fun day out at the races. Most people enjoy dressing up, having […]

uluru

Uluru holds a special place in most Aussie’s hearts, but for Indigenous Australians it’s sacred. The History of Uluru Uluru is estimated to be 600 million years old and human settlement began around 10,000 years ago. It has always played a large role within the Indigenous communities surrounding it and the first recorded climb was […]

outrage culture

It seems like every day there is something new to be outraged about. Is it important to be passionate about current affairs or is it unhealthy to care about everything? What Is Outrage Culture? Remember when everyone and their dog was up in arms about Apu? Yes, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon from fictional show The Simpsons? The […]

social media

Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (among others) are meant to encourage us to be more social, but is it isolating us instead? The Ups and Downs of Social Media You’d be hard pressed to find someone that didn’t have at least one active social media account. Everyone from your Grandmother to your 10-year-old niece is posting, […]

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