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CYBER CRIMES

June 11, 2015

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The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has a page for victims of cyber-bullying. It says: Talk to Someone Keep a Record Stay Positive Try to work it out yourself (if it’s safe) Block the bully and don’t respond. Now, don’t get me wrong, this is all good advice. But there is one piece […]

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CONDITIONAL LOVE IS CRITICAL

March 11, 2014

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I love media. I spend (waste?) hours on Tumblr and consume whole seasons of TV shows in a matter of days while drooling over the cast in between episodes (Teen Wolf, anyone?). I love to read, and listen to music. I have always loved these things, but I haven’t always consumed them critically. One thing […]

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TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS

January 26, 2014

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Okay, youth, I think it’s time to have The Talk. I’m sorry, but it’s just so necessary. Stats show that STIs are spreading faster these days, especially among us young people. The rate of teen pregnancy in Australia is declining (about 5% of sexually active students get pregnant), but still sits at a higher level […]

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CRASH COURSE ON SYRIA

December 11, 2013

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“It’s not goodies versus baddies, it’s baddies vs. baddies.” – Tony Abbott, August 2013. Apparently, Tony Abbott thinks that his explanation of the Syrian civil war is enough for the Australian public. And while he’s right in saying that there is no clear cut “good guy” in the Syrian civil war, since both sides have […]

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