Statistics from the Australian Electoral Commission show that 16,809,637 Australians are eligible to vote and only 16,176,487 are actually enrolled. This is a loss of 633,150 and even though it is not too bad compared to previous years, it is still in the ‘quite alarming’ topic of conversations.
A whole does not equal a part, just as a part does not equal a whole. This is an attitude clearly not believed by Australian leaders, who, in the midst of yet another attack on Melbourne streets, seem to be once again taking the actions of one man as gospel when it comes to the Islam religion.
Fringe Festival has become a staple event in Perth, celebrating all things creative and artistic over a month of theatre performances, art exhibits, street actors, and film showings. But there is a darker side to Fringe that many don’t consider, and it’s becoming an issue for the creative minds behind the stunning festival.
The hard work has not been in vain, with the number of children stuck on the island lowering from 119 to below 30 in a mere number of months. However, there is always more to do.
On Saturday October 6, Vinnies, Red Cross Shops, Salvos Stores and DoSomething launched the first national ‘Big Spring Clean’ clothing drive. Organisers encouraged people to take good-quality unwanted clothing down to their local op shop on the day.
Our current fashion climate is fuelled by the constant desire to have what is new and ‘in style.’ There is a pressure to keep up with the latest fashion trend; we need to wear whatever is in season. This desire to be up-to-date and the fear of being ridiculed for being left behind has created an environment where we rely on fast fashion.
YMCA HQ is determined to bring together new and passionate young Hip Hop artists with their latest project. On Saturday October 6th, the Drug Aware YMCA HQ Leadership Group will hold IMPACT, the latest project to include culturally diverse in the culture of Hip Hop in Perth.
‘America’s Dad’ and celebrated Comedian Bill Cosby has been sent away in cuffs after he was sentenced three to 10 years in prison.
Have some political opinions you want heard? This contest is for you! If you’ve turned on a television in the past month, you’ll know our political climate is a little up-and-down at the moment. But imagine if you could make your voice heard on the big stage. Parliament House, to be exact.
This is not a drill: lab-grown meat is becoming a thing. Well, nearly. And it’s been in the works for quite some time now. Remember when Winston Churchill predicted the mass production of meat through lab-grown techniques rather than animal slaughtering? Perhaps not, but let’s go back 87 years ago, to 1931.