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News Analysis and Opinion

Why did Scott Morrison take so long to call the election?

Recently, Prime Minister Scott Morrison called the federal election for the 21st of May. Thus, enrolment to vote closed in mid-April –...

How Populism Influences Public Policy – A Dive into the Religious Discrimination Bill

The Religious Discrimination Bill has become a widespread topic of discussion recently amid questions raised over the extent to which protections for...

The Destruction of Mutually Assured Destruction

Hiroshima, August 6th, 1945. The day the USA drew a line in the sand, a clear divide between the old and new,...

Rainbow Realisation or Rain-Maker – Why Aren’t There any Gay People in the AFL?

To date, every major sport in Australia has had an LGBTQIA person represented on the sporting field. Every sport – except men’s AFL.

Evelyn Yang, wife of NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, decries ‘racist’ New York Daily News Cartoon

At a press conference in Queens, Evelyn Yang, wife of New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, slams a New York Daily...

India Travel Ban

As should be common knowledge by now, on May 1st, 2021, Health Minister Greg Hunt declared a temporary complete travel ban on...

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

When the world witnessed the deadliest terrorist act on U.S. soil nearly twenty years ago, no-one had anticipated the subsequent war that...

This one’s for the runners (or walkers)!

Longstanding COVID-19 lockdowns last year prompted thousands of Australians to hit the paths running. A study commissioned by global shoe brand ASICS,...

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness; Hope for America?

Though we have long been aware of the progressive and egalitarian vision of US President Joe Biden, I hope that this article...

Week in Review (7-13th February )

COVID-19 COVID, as always, dominated news headlines this week. Melbourne’s Holiday Inn cluster has grown to 13 cases and...

From the MLC Green Team

The Burning Torch

By Robyn Dunn, Year 7, from the MLC Green Team The world we know is beautiful 

Beautiful, Burning Tree

By Kaylene Tan, yr 7, from the MLC Green Team Hope will be planted Never will...

Coral Bleaching: The Express Train to Extinction

This article was written by Rachael Beckwith on behalf of the MLC Green Team. The Great Barrier Reef is...

Australia’s Gas Led Covid-19 Recovery: More Fuel to the Fire?

This article was written by Steph Gordon on behalf of the MLC Green Team. There’s no doubt that COVID-19...

Environmental Vandalism or Economic Stimulus?

This article was written by Gabby Walker on behalf of the MLC Green Team Whilst the country is grappling...

From PRISM

Reducing deforestation globally could not only reduce the acceleration of climate change, but prevent future pandemics

By Harriet Waymark Author’s preface I would like to preface this article by acknowledging that...
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