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.
Recently there has been a lot more public display of anti-vaccination. The anti-vaxxer trend has taken an all-time high from the days of Pauline Hanson expressing her “interesting” views in Parliament House. The people of Australia have now reached an era where misinformed information can be transmitted to the general public by Billboards instead of politicians.
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.
The day’s mission is to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support people who are struggling. Each year, R U OK Day signifies a day of action devoted to reminding people to talk to family, friends and colleagues and ask the question in a meaningful way.
For years women have been inundated with images of one acceptable body shape: the thin model. In the 80’s it was Cindy Crawford and Elle McPherson (also known as ‘the body’—problematic!) in the 90’s it was Kate Moss, when ‘heroin chic’ was all the rage.