The unique lens through which young people see the world is an invaluable resource for politicians. As we try to create fair, targeted, and effective policy in the future, we must engage youth. A small group of people can change the world.
Many young adults are in an epidemic of uncertainty, considering what pathways they should pursue post-school. Career tests, peer and parental expectations, the schooling system: none provide personal and useful guidance. Rather, we should all consider the Japanese concept of Ikigai.
Through the use of singular words, we can affect every person in certain ways. It is how we use our language that defines us also. Have you begun creating your legacy, leaving a trail of influential singular words that could change our world for the better?
There’s an important issue in modern Australia that is often overlooked. An issue that threatens the core values of our Parliamentary system: corporate donations. These vast sums given to our politicians shouldn’t be called ‘donations’ anymore. They’re bare-faced bribes.
When I was in grade seven, my teacher asked us to write about the “Australian Identity.” I sit here wishing I could go back to that project and live in that moment, rather than letting life confuse me. After years of deliberation I can’t seem to answer the question any more. I don’t know what Australia’s identity is…
Living in Mount Isa has its pros and cons. As a mining city located somewhere in the middle of nowhere, it is shockingly hot. With this extreme heat comes a predictable lack of rain, and after ten years living in Mt Isa, I have observed clouds skirting the city time and time again. Countless theories have tried to answer the age-old question: ‘Why?’