Monthly Archives: June 2014

Facebook Life vs Real Life

What’s on your mind? “Just slayed 24 dragons while riding side-saddle on my rainbow-coloured unicorn only to come home and realize I’ve won both the lottery and a new Mercedes Benz which I’m going to take for a spin later … Continue reading

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Senate “Won’t Be Taken For Fools” by Federal Budget

Democratic Labor Party Senator John Madigan has told the Abbott government to “stop using families as punching bags” and has challenged the PM that if he’s really serious about fixing this nation, then he should start proper dialogue with crossbenchers. … Continue reading

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Winter’s Here- Time To Take Off Your Jackets!

Melbourne radio station Triple J is calling for everyone to take their jackets off in awareness and support of our homeless. They are asking everyone to donate old jackets, jumpers, cardigans, and other winter apparel to help raise money for … Continue reading

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Classrooms Have No Room For God

Christians have been expressing mixed reactions to the latest High Court decision to rid government funding of school chaplains. The National School Chaplain Program was established by the Howard government back in 2007, funding half of all independent schools, 28% … Continue reading

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The World Cup: Goal or “Red Card” for Brazil?

The 2014 Brazil World Cup has kicked off to be one of the most exciting world sporting events in history, yet not everyone is cheering. The costs involved in hosting the cup has surpassed $14.5 billion, making it the most … Continue reading

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Inequality: “The Defining Issue Of Our Time”

    US President Barack Obama’s first visit to the Vatican on March 27th sparked discussion and concern about the growing moral and economic struggles faced by a world of increasing income inequality. Pope Francis has dubbed inequality as “the … Continue reading

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AYCW National Update

We are already halfway through the year and so many things have been happening – and continue to happen – for the YCW Australia-wide! Over the next month YCW National President Bridget Flood will be visiting the Townsville, Adelaide, and … Continue reading

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The Graduate Gender Gap

Male university graduates earn more than their female counterparts, despite there being more females enrolling and graduating from our universities, according to new research. Graduate Careers Australia latest study has revealed that the gender pay gap was at 9.4% last … Continue reading

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Community at Work

The YCW believes that every young worker should have the right to having a sense of community in the workplace. The founder of the YCW Joseph Cardijn said that the place of work should not be a brothel, but a … Continue reading

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Refugee Week: Restoring Hope

This week (15-21 June) marks the annual Refugee Week which celebrates the positive changes and contributions Asylum Seekers and Refugees make to Australia and their local communities. Refugee Week also helps to raise awareness about the issues and challenges facing … Continue reading

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