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HOW DID THE AFL BECOME THE AFL?

July 20, 2016

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We all know that Australian Rules Football (AFL) is one of the most popular sports in Australia. It pulls crowds of upwards of fifty thousand in Adelaide (the maximum crowd Adelaide Oval can hold), and seventy thousand for most blockbuster matches in Victoria. But how did the game get to where it is today? Believe […]

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HOW MUCH STUDY IS TOO MUCH?

July 6, 2016

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Studying. Yes, it’s hard work and yes, it’s a stress that we must endure in order to be successful, both in a future career and life in general. It’s an obvious fact that studying brings on stress. This stress is both a part of life and a good resilience builder. But, as I’m sure you’re […]

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MEET THE LOCALS – FARTUN

June 30, 2016

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The Truth of Islam There are about 1.6 billion people in the world that identify as Muslim. With such a large population, how is it possible that public perception of the religion and their followers is still so negative?  I am a young Muslim women, and I feel as though I am not accepted in […]

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7 TIPS TO HELP GET YOURSELF AN APPRENTICESHIP

June 23, 2016

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Getting an apprenticeship is no easy feat. It takes a lot of dedication for an employer to commit to train you for the duration of your apprenticeship. I tried plenty of different avenues before I found my love for carpentry. I worked with a lot of different people, tried lots of different trades, and it […]

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MEET THE LOCALS – LILY

June 9, 2016

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My name is Lily Kingbawl and I am a refugee girl from Myanmar/Burma. I arrived in Australia in 2010, and was shocked by how different everything was. Everything here amazes me, even small things like having street lights, which may not seem like a big deal, but in Burma I didn’t even have a candle […]

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WEB SAFETY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

April 6, 2016

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People joke that along with water, food and air, the internet is now one of life’s basic needs. Nobody can deny that the internet is useful. It plays a vital role in education, work, social lives and many other of life’s domains. For one group in particular, the internet is especially powerful. People with disabilities […]

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BANYULE 100 – OMAR AND SAAD

February 20, 2016

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Omar and Saad are not just Syrian Refugees. They are also not just numbers, statistics or policy dilemmas. Saad is quick to laugh with an infectious cheeky grin. He is warm, polite and wickedly intelligent. When Omar is speaking, he becomes animated with enthusiasm and eagerly asks for my opinions. When I ask both a […]

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BANYULE 100 – MAHAD ABDIRAHMAN

December 17, 2015

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‘Every day is an opportunity’ – Is the mantra that Mahad takes into his work and his life in general. He is driven to make the mostof any opportunities that arise and he encourages young people to do the same, especially when opportunities can be few and far between. Mahad grew up and lives in […]

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