Neo-AUS Citizenship Test

What is the proper name for a sausage in bread when bought before or after voting at an election? How many packets of Tim Tams should you pack if you’re visiting friends overseas? Explain the difference between it’s and its. List your favourite Australian foods and explain why. Is China friend or food? Which is […]

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The Maligned Immigrant

This has been something I’ve been thinking about for a little while now, and aside from a short Twitter rant, I haven’t really felt the need to write anything lengthy about it. But in light of what happened this week in Moorooka, and the increasing amount of rhetoric I’ve been reading and hearing about (im)migrants, […]

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The Apathy of Youth

And so it ends. It has been a long, tricky eight weeks. Eight weeks of trying to sort through political rhetoric, of trying to read between the lines. During these eight weeks, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were named the presumptive nominees of their parties in the lead up to the U.S. election, the U.K. […]

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Tony Talks, Wanting to Make a Difference

Tony Abbott’s op-ed in the Quadrant smacks of ignorance and self-aggrandisement, of a man beating his own chest over the pleas of others in his own party. He writes as a man maligned and unrepentant, and even the title itself, “I Was Right on National Security”, reads a petulant response to all those who have […]

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