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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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AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FUTURE DAUGHTER

May 12, 2016

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Dear Daughter, For as long as I can remember, I have been told how lucky we are to be women in this country. We have achieved equality, we can say, think, feel, do, act and be anything we want. I have been told how we have won the fight. This is offensive, incorrect, belittling and […]

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WHAT IF YOUR PARENTS COULD UNWIND YOU?

April 8, 2016

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“The process by which a child is both terminated and yet kept alive is called ‘unwinding’.” “Unwinding is now a common, and accepted, practise in society.” Unwind, published in 2007,┬áis a chilling novel that became highly acclaimed due to its unsettling, yet highly possible, depiction of a future society. The science fiction/dystopian book, written by […]

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