When I was nine the biggest worries I had centred around which book I was going to read next and when I would be seeing my friends. It’s hard to comprehend that someone so young and innocent, someone who had their entire life ahead of them, could have been pushed to the point where they no longer wanted to go on.
From the City to Surf to HBF’s Run for a Reason, Australia always has the needs and wants of Australia’s minorities at the forefront of its mind.
Congratulations, you’re hired! You’ve got the job, so all you have to do is show-up on time looking decent and smile, right? Not quite. As I found out the hard way, there are technical aspects of working life that young workers in particular need to be aware of.
The Law Council of Australia has released an extensive review detailing the lack of access to justice for those suffering social and economic disadvantage.
Domestic abuse can exist as a silent killer no longer. Abuse within homes affects men, women and children all over the world, and the taboo surrounding it needs to be removed.
Funding for new scholarships supporting Indigenous medical students studying at University of New South Wales Sydney (UNSW) were announced by the NSW Health Minister last Tuesday.
Home means very different things to different people. If you asked me, home means comfortable living with both my parents and my brother under a roof with four walls. Others might say it’s living in a little apartment in the city, or out on a farm in the Wheatbelt. But there are some, more than we may like to think, that think of home as…nothing. If they’re lucky, they might have an overpass to shield themselves from the weather. But some don’t even have that.
In the absence of a consensus among Australians, negative gearing merely remains in the hands of those who form government. While the discussion has not only raised affordability concerns but accessibility questions too, negative gearing will surely continue to spark a public debate for the foreseeable future.
Remember watching Camp Rock when you were younger? Well, the Girls Rock! Group has been making that film a reality world-wide and now they are heading to Perth!
The Honour Awards have been running annually since 2007 and strives to recognize outstanding service to, and achievements within the diverse LGTBI community.