Time is Running Out Mr. Albanese

It’s been an odd year, to say the least, especially for leaders and members of opposition political parties who have been forced to remain quiet and cooperative to combat the pandemic. For Anthony Albanese, the leader of Australia’s Labor Party, I was willing to excuse his inactiveness for most of this year, but now is…

What the 2020 Federal Budget Means for You!

The Australian government released the federal budget on Tuesday night, featuring billions of dollars in spending to boost the economy. The budget can be very confusing, and sometimes it is hard to determine how it will impact you. So here are some things that the government has announced and what it means for you! Economy…

Macquarie University Course Cuts

Cuts, cuts, cuts. Should we really be surprised? We are in the depths of Australia’s first recession in 30 years and will continue to battle the impacts of COVID-19 for years to come. However, Australia’s education sector is being hit particularly hard, and the poor management from Universities in the past is starting to negatively…

Challenges facing the Australian Labor Party

The 2019 Federal election was extremely disappointing for the Australian Labor Party. Every poll projected the Labor Party to comfortably win the election and form a majority government, however; this was far from the case. Overall, the Coalition claimed a two-seat majority with 77 seats, while Labor finished with only 68 seats. When considering the…

The Detrimental Impacts of Inequality on Australia’s Democracy

Australia’s external appearance deceives many from the broken internal reality of the nation. Australia’s beautiful landscapes, relatively peaceful politics and a ‘laid-back’ approach to life leads many to believe that Australia is a land of equality and freedom for all. However, this is far from reality, and inequality in Australia is reaching unprecedented levels, hidden…