Tag Archives: australia

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, […]

off grid living

Have you ever dreamed of leaving all your worries behind and escaping to the bush? Well, as it turns out, there’s a lot more to off grid living than meets the eye. The definition of off grid living is: living in a self-sufficient manner without reliance on one or more public utilities. This means using your […]

time to save the bees

Love your morning cup of coffee? Do you love to snack on chocolate or blueberries? Well, all those little luxuries are at risk of disappearing if the bee population continues to decline. Fast Facts: -          Around 5% of bees produce honey but all bees are pollinators of various grains, fruit and vegetables -          There is […]

pill testing in nsw

It’s been making headlines over the last 12 months but what exactly is pill testing, and could it potentially save young lives? What Experts Say Young people will always take risks, some greater than others but rebellion can be part of growing up and becoming an adult. Taking illicit drugs is obviously illegal but could […]

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It sounds like a simple question, where does the food you eat everyday come from?  Whether it’s the bacon and eggs you had for breakfast or the chicken parmigiana for dinner, do you know how it got from the paddock to your plate? Food Production in Australia Australia produces large quantities of fruit, vegetables and […]

body positivity

What started as an underground movement has slowly become one of the most popular hashtags on social media. The body positivity movement celebrates all bodies whether they be big, small, able-bodied or not. But is body positivity celebrating fatness and contributing to the obesity epidemic? Fast Facts: -          One third of Australian adults are considered […]

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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 […]

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