Tag Archives: Annabelle Pendlebury

TRUTH 4 YOUTH ATTENDS FIRST EVER VICTORIAN YOUTH SUMMIT

April 19, 2017

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As part of the Truth 4 Youth team, I was very excited to attend the first ever Victorian Youth Summit, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday March 31st. We entered a room lined with floor-to-ceiling windows, with an expansive view overlooking the lush green oval that is Melbourne’s pride and joy. Around 400 young people were gathered and ready to share with the Victorian State government their views […]

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BANYULE 100 – HANNAH GANDY

February 27, 2017

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When I meet 18 year old Hannah Gandy, I am immediately greeted by her friendly and confident nature. As I soon discover, she also happens to be a very remarkable person. Despite the challenges of her past, Hannah has achieved many incredible things. “Coming from a single-parent, low socio-economic status family of three children, my mum had to work […]

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GOING CRUELTY-FREE

February 27, 2017

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You too can help save the planet, one lentil burger at a time. I’ve been a vegetarian from the day I popped into the world. My mother was vegetarian and so naturally informed all of her kids about where meat comes from when we asked her. She first checked with a dietician at the Royal […]

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THE TOP 5 REASONS MEN SHOULD EMBRACE FEMINISM TOO

December 7, 2016

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At its very core, the ideology of feminism aims for equality between men and women. It means getting rid of the strict gender roles that are typically forced upon us from an early age. So, if everyone in the world decided to take on the role of a feminist and work towards achieving this goal […]

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CAN YOU MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE?

June 29, 2016

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It can be tough having your voice heard and taking part in meaningful action as a young person. Yet, despite this challenging reality, it is still very much possible. This is exactly the message that the inspiring guest speaker Thomas King, just 19-years-old, shared with everyone at the 2016 Banyule Youth Summit last month. He […]

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WHO’S WATCHING YOU?

August 12, 2015

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The Government will have access to our metadata – but who do you already share your private information with? It has been announced that new laws on metadata retention have passed Parliament in Australia, effectively making it legal for the government to access information including all of our online activity, who we have called and […]

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5 REASONS TO BE A HAPPY HUMAN

July 21, 2015

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Ever caught yourself absent-mindedly thinking “Gee, Tony Abbott makes me proud to be Australian”? If you’re struggling to think of a single time ever when that’s happened to you, then read on my friend because this article is for you! On the other hand, if you can proudly relate to Tone’s choice of brightly coloured […]

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THE OC

June 10, 2015

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For this issue of So Bad, It’s Good, let me take you back to TV viewing of approximately 12 years ago, to a land of mansions in the hills of California, bagels and Christmukkah. Yeah, you know it. I’m talking about The O.C. If you don’t know it, you should. The O.C is early 2000s, […]

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