Archive for Category: "World"

Stop The Bleeding, America

Stop The Bleeding, America

As of August 9th, there has been 224 shooting incidences in the United States of America just this year. Yet there continues to be very few laws regulating gun ownership and usage, writes MORGAN BURLEY.

Julia Gillard in Conversation

Julia Gillard in Conversation

The excitement in the air was tangible as former Prime Minister Julia Gillard was welcomed to the stage at the Adelaide Town Hall to discuss her recently released memoir. Throughout the conversation Ms Gillard was witty and charming and she raised several important points about the treatment of women in public life and how we as a nation can do better, reports ASHLEIGH PISANI.

A warm Welcome to Australia for Refugee Week

A warm Welcome to Australia for Refugee Week

As part of National Refugee Week, one organisation is extending the hand of friendship to all asylum seekers and refugees, writes KATHERINE COX.

In Guns We Trust?

In Guns We Trust?

Gun culture in the United States and the influence of powerful gun lobbies is standing in the way of meaningful reform on gun control, ELLIE JONES writes.

Live below the line and make a difference to global poverty

Live below the line and make a difference to global poverty

From May 5th thousands of Australians will be participating in the Live Below The Line challenge, attempting to live on $2 a day to raise awareness of extreme poverty writes BROOKE PETERSEN.

Ethical eating this Easter

Ethical eating this Easter

It’s that time of year again when we all over indulge in rich, chocolatey goodness to celebrate Easter, but JOSEPHINE LIM warns you may be eating away at the homes of thousands of orangutans, sun bears and pygmy elephants.

Education the focus for International Women’s Day

Education the focus for International Women’s Day

Education is the key to empowering women and girls in developing nations and giving them the power to make their own choices writes JOSEPHINE LIM.

Abbott’s Cabinet light on females

Abbott’s Cabinet light on females

New PM Tony Abbott has announced the line up for Cabinet – but it seems a little unbalanced in gender representation. ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Let’s get Syrious – explaining the Syrian Civil War

Let’s get Syrious – explaining the Syrian Civil War

Heard about the Syrian crisis but want to learn more? ELYSE WILLIAMS.

Controversy surrounds Dalai Lama’s Sydney University visit

Controversy surrounds Dalai Lama’s Sydney University visit

Though His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s tour of Australia was a resounding success, it was marred by controversy after it was revealed that the planned talk at Sydney University was almost cancelled. HUGH SHUITEMAKER reports.