By: Sheridan Voysey
Diana is a hair stylist and public health advocate. Chestnut hair, warm smile, she’s good at her job and caring towards others. She’s also a five-time suicide attempt survivor.
Continue reading “Suicide: Here’s What Survivors Want You to Know”
By: Dr Justin Coulson
Alex* was a popular kid. He seemed OK. He was good at sports, doing fine at school, and came from an affluent, strong family.
Continue reading “R U OK Day – Having the conversation and what to do if the answer is ‘no’.”
Australia’s population is experiencing unprecedented growth, now sitting at a population of 25.4 million. Some of the implications of this population growth are seen in this latest data release from HILDA. It reveals that Australians are experiencing greater stresses due to flat wages growth and increasing house prices.
Continue reading “Aussies Are Earning Less and Living at Home Longer”
The labour force participation gap between men and women is the lowest it has ever been new data from HILDA reveals. The participation rate of females in the last five years has increased from 69% in 2012 to 71%. Over the same period of time, men’s participation rate has declined slightly from 83% to 82%. Continue reading “Greater Female Labour Force Participation Than Ever Before”
By: Akos Balogh
Should Australia give reparations to Indigenous peoples for stealing their land? Historian and author Meredith Lake thinks so. Continue reading ““White Privilege” And Indigenous Reparations”
By: Akos Balogh
Last week the NSW Parliament passed a bill (59 in favour and 31 against) that will decriminalise abortion here in NSW. It will allow abortion up to 22 weeks, and up to full term abortion with the approval of two Doctors.
Continue reading ““The Battle To Keep Your Baby”: The Hidden Truth Of Abortion Laws”
By: Sam Chan
You Hate to See It. The phrase “You hate to see it” is now a thing. A meme. Its usage has skyrocketed in the last few months. The Google Trends graph (see above) is basically an upward vertically straight line. Continue reading “You Hate to See It. But You Don’t!”
One of the biggest stories in the social media world is Instagram’s recent announcement to hide the total number of likes on posts.
Continue reading “Instagram Changes with the Times”
By: Clare Bruce
James (Jim) Irwin, one of the astronauts on the Apollo 15 mission to the Moon in 1971, was a believer who had a spiritual encounter with God while on the lunar surface. It was a moment that would change the course of his life.
Continue reading “An Encounter with God on the Moon: Astronaut Jim Irwin’s Incredible Lunar Experience”