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Politics
Experts Call for WA Fracking Ban

Over 50 scientists and experts have published an open letter urging the Western Australian Government to permanently ban fracking in the state. The letter states that “Western Australia is already experiencing severe impacts of global warming, which will become far worse if emissions are not decisively reduced.”

Justice for All?

The Law Council of Australia has released an extensive review detailing the lack of access to justice for those suffering social and economic disadvantage.

The Importance of Australia’s construction industry

New statistics show the importance of the $1.5 billion skilling fund for Australia’s construction industry, estimated to support 300,000 workers primarily with traineeships and apprenticeships

The ideology behind child marriage in Iraq

As a proposal to reduce the age of marriage from 18 to nine years old moves forward in parliament, a breakdown of Iraq’s current social and political climate is needed.

Social issues
Success for the Big Spring Clean 2018!

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.

Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3-10 Years in Prison

‘America’s Dad’ and celebrated Comedian Bill Cosby has been sent away in cuffs after he was sentenced three to 10 years in prison.

Reviews
Music Video Review: BTS “IDOL”

Heart-throb Kpop group BTS (also known as Bangtang Boys) recently released a brand-new music video for their song “IDOL” featured in their new album Love Yourself: Answer. The music video was released on YouTube on August 24th earning more than 45 million views in the first 24 hours of being released.

Review: Dear Frankie

Performed in the iconic Kidogo Art House, the play follows the life of Frankie Byrne, an Irish broadcaster best known for her role as agony aunt.

MID CITY’s New Single ‘Old Habits’ is a Dynamic Alt-Rock Head Banger

The Melbourne indie-rockers bring the intensity with their new single ‘Old Habits’.

Spacey Jane: The Answer to the Question

Hey guys, how was your weekend? More importantly, how was my weekend? I’m glad you asked! After all, I know your all dying to find out how the gig went.

About

The Colosoul Group Inc is a not-for-profit media and arts organisation with a 150-strong team of volunteers primarily based in Perth. Colosoul collaborates with others across Australia and internationally to produce a diverse range of publications, events, design and film projects which are created by and for our youth.

Music
Music Video Review: BTS “IDOL”

Heart-throb Kpop group BTS (also known as Bangtang Boys) recently released a brand-new music video for their song “IDOL” featured in their new album Love Yourself: Answer. The music video was released on YouTube on August 24th earning more than 45 million views in the first 24 hours of being released.

Kraftwerk’s Transition from Krautrock

Krautrock is a term that defines a German band that is formed by the fusion of influential late sixties psychedelic rock bands, like Pink Floyd and the Beatles.

Spacey Jane: The Answer to the Question

Hey guys, how was your weekend? More importantly, how was my weekend? I’m glad you asked! After all, I know your all dying to find out how the gig went.

Echo Drama: Give it a Listen!

Echo Drama is the Melbourne group of nine who are renowned for their well-mastered combination of Dub, Reggae and Hip-Hop.

Environment
Early Trauma in Birds Linked to Stunted Human Development

A world-first Deakin study has revealed how early trauma in birds affects their ability to memorise songs that are crucial for their survival – and how this could have implications for human development.

Lab-Grown Meat: Would You Try It?

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.

Norway spends millions on Svalbard global seed bank

Although the vault was designed to withstand the end of the world, a sudden climb in temperature on the Spitsburg Island north of the Norwegian mainland caused the permafrost surrounding the vault to melt.

Australian Government returns remains of ‘Mungo Man’ to Indigenous community

After 40 years and a scientific breakthrough, the remains have been returned to their final resting place.

Wordplay
360 Live @ The Astor Theatre

360’s live show is an entire body experience. Playing songs that even I knew, such as Boys Like You, by the end there were songs which I found to enjoy which are on my playlist today, such as I’m Sorry and Tiny Angel, through sheer interest of lyrical content. For me, 360’s story is relatable and inspiring. 360 has a chat with the crowd about his battle with drugs and mentions he is 3 years clean. By this stage, I’m won.

Q&A with Thundamentals

“Poncho is my MFing boy – and it’s a tragedy that he isn’t around day to day with me anymore.”

Gig review: SETH SENTRY at the Rosemount Hotel, 29/12/2017

“The crowd seems to be dripping with anticipation.”

Fidelity Fest: a Wordplay review

Fidelity Festival was a well baked celebration with so much to share. From beginning to end, once I got a taste of Fidelity on my plate, there was no questioning [ … ]