Tag: politics


5 times Australian politicians got it right

Jackson Langford relives some of our politicians’ most eloquent, accurate and true* statements. Australia, like most countries, ...

‘Hate Politics’- Voting Without a Cause

Isabella Batkovic scrutinises the Australian voting psyche and is not surprised by the results.  Australia’s political landscape ...

Does the Australian government have more money than cents?

Madeline Link fills you in on how the government plans to ‘treat yo’self’. The 2015-16 ...

A guide to the Newcastle by-election

Emily Burley offers up a by-election cheat sheet. With all the talk about ICAC and its ...

Five things you should know about Ukraine right now

Emily Burley answers key questions about the situation in Ukraine following the MH17 tragedy.

Chasing the Australian dream

People from around the world are seeking better lives in Newcastle, writes Emily Burley.

How will Australia’s ‘budget crisis’ affect students?

Emily Burley makes sense of the changes to university funding suggested by the Commission of ...

The real cost of free speech

Emily Burley considers the impact of proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.

The Russian-Ukrainian conflict explained

Emily Burley gives us the story behind the protests shaking the political landscape.