Monthly Archives: September 2014

Youth Welfare Cuts ‘Breach International Law’

The Federal Government’s plans to cut income support for young people over a period of six months a year has been dubbed as a breach of international law. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, headed by Liberal Senator Dean … Continue reading

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The National Union Of Workers Want Your View On Job Equality

The National Union of Workers is releasing a national campaign aimed at improving the rights of workers in Australia – and they want your say. The campaign is based upon a survey which only takes a couple of minutes to … Continue reading

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The Cost Of Being Single

Australian singles are spending more than their coupled-up counterparts, according to Suncorp Bank’s ‘The Cost of Being Single‘ report. Australia’s 6.5 million singles are spending $335 more a week than those in relationships, on everything from dining to concerts to … Continue reading

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#NotInMyName: Australian Muslims Join Campaign Against ISIS

Australian Muslims are among thousands worldwide joining the social media campaign #NotInMyName to condemn the Islamic State and Islamic extremists. The campaign was originally launched by UK charity Active Change Foundation, following the murder of British aid worker David Haines, … Continue reading

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Emma Watson’s UN Speech: Gender Equality Is A Men’s Issue Too

As you probably have heard over the weekend, British actress Emma Watson – best known as playing the character of ‘Hermione’ in the successful movie franchise Harry Potter, delivered one of the most powerful and emotive speeches on feminism at … Continue reading

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The March For Action Against Climate Change

Thousands of protesters worldwide took to the streets over the weekend, in the march against Climate Change. In New York, the “Peoples Climate March” saw over 1400 organisations, students, professionals, faith groups, celebrities, politicians, and unions congregate along the streets … Continue reading

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Tough Economy Signals New Life Change For Young People

Young people face economic challenges that previous generations never have had to condend with, giving rise to a new generation of ‘Young Millennials’ – those aged between 16 and 35. With youth unemployment at the highest it has ever been, … Continue reading

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Young People Are More Politically Engaged

Young people are more politically engaged than many older Australians, according to new reports from the University of Canberra. The study revealed that young people have engaged in the highest number of political activities, using social media as a primary … Continue reading

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Underemployment: A Growing Issue Among Australia’s Youth

Despite our highest record of unemployment of the past two decades, a new study by the ABS has revealed that despite unemployment rates being at a record high, new jobs have skyrocketed. More than 100,000 new jobs were created in … Continue reading

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