The McGowan Government has announced increases in representative household fees and tariffs for the 2017-2018 financial year, a move set to hit low-middle income households hardest. This Saturday, June 24th, marks 100 days of the McGowan Labor government in WA, having just scrapped 160 jobs from the Skilled Migration Occupation List, in a move which … Continue reading WA HOUSEHOLD BILLS TO RISE AS GOVERNMENT ATTEMPTS TO REPAIR BUDGET
Modafinil is the exemplar product to come out the recent fascination with nootropics or 'smart drugs'. But is there any real, hard evidence that Modafinil or any of these new fangled drugs increase the users' intelligence at all? Well, the answer is not really, there is some evidence to show that Modafinil increases cognitive performance … Continue reading DOES MODAFINIL MAKE YOU SMARTER?
Milo Yiannopoulos; journalist, author, provocateur, libertarian, nationalist, fascist, white supremacist, Milo is nothing if not divisive, and at the very least - quite interesting. A brief history of Milo would read that he was born in Kent to a Greek/Irish father and British mother. Milo was raised by his mother and her second husband, he … Continue reading WHO IS MILO YIANNOPOULOS?
Following the surprise Brexit vote in 2016, the UK has seen a surge in political interest among its youth. As leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has managed to galvanise the youth of Britain with his vision of free university, £10 minimum wage and pro-EU mentality. However, with under 33 year-olds having the lowest … Continue reading WILL LABOUR BEAT THE ODDS? GE2017 – UK
‘New media’ is a term which is often used interchangeably with ‘digital media’, and is defined by Terry Flew as “forms of media content that combine and integrate data, text, sound and images of all kinds, and are increasingly distributed through networks” (2014, 2). New media include all multimedia technologies which have emerged since the … Continue reading NEW MEDIA; A FORCE FOR INCLUSION OR DIVISION?
Updated 25.11.2016 Full Report: Click Here In today’s media-saturated society, we as users of modern technology are bombarded with information constantly. Social media has become a dominant source of information for many young people in Australia and may have even surpassed traditional news channels as a source for current affairs. Facebook is the flagship social network … Continue reading HAS SOCIAL MEDIA REPLACED TRADITIONAL NEWS?
Western democracy seems to be the best of a few bad options, the problem with democracy is that it is rule of the majority, and the majority aren't always right. Never has this been more apparent than right now in America, where a bigoted, uninformed, megalomaniac is a hair’s breadth away from being the next … Continue reading Why Donald Trump will win the election
Abstract This project is seeking a grant to further understand the efficacy and usefulness of anti-radicalisation programs in Australia. As relatively little research has been done to assess this issue, the need for this project exists both in terms of security of the citizens of this nation and social cohesion amongst communities. The objective of … Continue reading EFFICACY OF COUNTERING VIOLENT-EXTREMISM IN AUSTRALIA