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Youth in a changing political climate

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.

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A simple solution

Drug use and criminal activity are surprisingly prevalent issues amongst teens in Australia. Looking at these through the lens of unemployment provides unique insights. What can be done to prevent youth involvement in a criminal underworld?

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Finding your Ikigai

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.

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Passion: a driving force

Passion inspires and passion motivates. Passion is a driving force, and one we should all strive to possess. It enables us to experience work and life to the fullest extent possible.

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The influence of a single word

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?

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The lost children

Innumerable factors beat against children in child services, and for too long they are left to fight the battle on their own. Australia needs a cultural shift in the interpretation of “family”, and a hard look at our care system.

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Parliament for sale

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.

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A national identity crisis

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…

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Rainfall in the Outback

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?

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