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Eurydice Dixon, Jill Meagher, Toyah Cordingley and Aya Maasarwe. Just four of the women  murdered in Australia. In 2018, 69 women were murdered around the country and 2019 will likely follow a similar pattern if things don’t change. What Is Violence Against Women? While assaults like king hits and coward punches are clear examples of […]

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Australia is a lucky country. Blessed with beautiful beaches and full of welcoming smiles. But when it comes to learning and education, Australia might as well be in the dark ages. The OECD Global Education Rankings Explained If someone told you that Australia sat behind Bulgaria, Slovenia and Mexico when it came to global education […]

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Native animals have it pretty tough here in Australia, with frequent 45-degree days and predators around every corner, the Australian outback isn’t for the faint of heart. Throw in climate change, deforestation, poaching and it’s near impossible for some of our animals to survive. More than 80% of our flora, fauna and reptiles are unique […]

Sexism

The definition of the term sexism is as follows: sex·ism ˈsekˌsizəm/ noun prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex.   Somehow, in Australia in the year 2018, that definition seems to be about the only thing that most people agree on when it comes to this topic (and even then, […]

Iconic Moments

If nothing else, Australians are a patriotic bunch. We enjoy cheering on our athletes even when they fall short (looking at your Socceroos!) and it’s instilled in us to give everything a go. Here are just some of the moments that shaped our history and culture. Dutch Exploration. Everyone knows that the British were the […]

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