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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
Young, Future Politicians, Listen Up!

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.

Refugee Council Launches #KidsOffNauru

Vile stories have surfaced detailing the appalling mistreatment of the children who have been banished to Nauru by the Australian Government, including the sexual assault of children, self-harm and inadequate access to essential medical services.

Reviews
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.

Film Review: The Breaker Uppers

In the newly released film from New Zealand titled The Breaker Upperers, Jackie Van Beek and Madeleine Sami are two best friends who run a business that breaks up romantic relationships, but in the most extreme and absurd alternatives to talking it out.

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
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.

She May be a Quiet Girl, but her Minds a Riot! “Sass The Patriarchy” – International Women’s Day [Review]

“So then comes Thursday, International Women’s Day. Like a lot of young women on this day, I wanted to see some badass women doing some badass empowerment.”

Environment
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.”

Government reveals million dollar plan to save Great Barrier Reef

The world’s largest ecosystem still remains under threat, with the health of the reefs deteriorating rapidly in the last few decades

Aboriginal Communities Stand Up To NT Fracking

“Our land is extremely important to our mob, it ties with our dreaming. We will fight this fracking all the way.”

Daly River Project: Remote Communities Trial Renewable Energy

The first remote community in the NT powered by renewable solar and battery energy.

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 [ … ]