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Racism in modern day societies

07 July, 2020

By Genevieve Whitford

If you ever asked me – I would say unbudgingly that Australia is one of the most hypercritical countries to exist. 

Recently, leaked footage of the murder of an American black man became viral online, which depicted him being suffocated by a white policeman.… Read more ›

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Queer Relationship Allys

24 June, 2020

By Sophie Bruce

So you’re friends with someone in a queer relationship…

I am very privileged as a queer person to say that I grew up around allies, and throughout my life have continued to be surrounded by allies. Sometimes as queer people we avoid the uncomfortable conversation with our straight friends, that there is a good and a bad way to be an ally.… Read more ›

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2018 Youth Rep Report Referenced in SA Government Youth Policy

15 May, 2020

Our 2018 Youth Representative to the United Nations Amos Washington has had his consultation report referenced in the South Australian Government’s Youth Action Plan.

The SA Government’s plan outlines the state’s vision for “A South Australia that is safe, inclusive and sustainable for all young people, now and into the future” and outlines a number of goals for the state to take action on.… Read more ›

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Kupakwashe’s Insights – Middle East Experience 2019

20 April, 2020

By Kupakwashe Matangira

Never-ending wars, religious tension, poverty and corruption- is this the Middle East’s cursed fate? During his presidency, George W Bush asked “are the people of the Middle East somehow beyond the reach of liberty? Are millions of men and women and children condemned by history or culture to live in despotism?” Whilst on the Middle East Experience delegation (MEE), myself and 15 of the most incredible people from around Australia spent the start of 2020 trying to answer these very questions. … Read more ›

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Procrastination – a story of weeds

17 April, 2020

By Cassie Sneikus

During a procrastination-fuelled clean, I found my old Nintendo DS Lite sitting in a forgotten drawer. I tried to kickstart it about 25 times, fondly remembering that I had to carefully insert the Animal Crossing game chip into the device on a certain angle so it would work.… Read more ›

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