The Sports Roundup Week 13: The Australian Open Disaster

2021 has kicked off with a bang! Sporting competitions worldwide are continuing to defy the odds (some more successfully than others) and continue with their seasons despite the threat of COVID-19. Even though crowds are limited at many events, there is still a sense of anticipation and emotion watching sports such as the NBA and…

Daniel Andrews: Leadership in Action

Anyone can lead a group of people when things are going well. But the sign of a true leader is someone who can lead a community in their darkest times. Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, is and will continue to be hated by many as he was in charge when Victoria suffered another outbreak of COVID-19.…

Should euthanasia be legalised?

Euthanasia is an increasingly talked about topic within society today. It is controversial and personal, but lobby groups are already flooding support for legislative change. This begs the question, should euthanasia be legalised?  I want to start by making this very clear, euthanasia is terrible. Whenever a life is lost, it is immensely distressing for…

Mobile Phones SHOULD be banned in Schools

In Victoria and many other states across Australia, the question regarding mobile phones has been raised recently. Should mobile phones be banned in schools? Yes. I don’t say this from the perspective of a parent with children addicted to their phones. Or a grandparent still in denial about those ‘stupid electronic things.’ I say this…