June 30, 2020

“The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow”. This famous quote spoken by Nelson Mandela is perhaps more relevant today than ever. In changing times, as the foundations of society are shifting, we see younger generations taking their place on the world stage: speak...

Cyber Bullying – Let’s take a stand 

By Erin Pendal, Kalani Brown and Jessica Stehbens 

Year 8 – Bribie Island SHS 

21% of Australian children, aged 11 – 18 years old are victims of cyber bullying each year (Beyond Blue 2019). Cyber bullying or online bully...

Youth Voice 

Home and Away, Neighbours, Married at First Sight and the news all have one thing in common, and it’s not that they are trending. All of the aforementioned productions exhibit a major issue that is consistent, almost uniformly, with Australian television. T...

“Sometimes the worst place you can be is in your own head.”- Unknown  

‘Mental health’ is a frequently used term that is often misunderstood. The most important factor of understanding mental health is both perspective and attaining a level of empathy. Individuals...

October 23, 2019

Have you ever wondered if technology is positive or negative for this society? Well technology has had a huge impact on our lives by making less labour for workers, improving learning strategies and making it easier to connect with people all around the world....

October 23, 2019

Every year, around 8 million kilograms of plastic make its way into the ocean, building up in a massive pile in the middle of the Pacific Ocean known as ‘The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’. This island of waste is now around the size of Queensland and growing by the day....

September 24, 2019

Living without forests. Living in a trash-filled environment. Suffocating in in greenhouse gases, in the sorrows of the last generation. These circumstance will be the burden of the next generation if we don’t act now....

September 24, 2019

A new campaign by young Queenslanders will use crash test dummies to change the way young drivers think when it comes to buying their first car. 

Dubbed “You’re No Dummy”, the series of online ads will target P-platers and their parents, encouraging them to put safety a...

August 28, 2019

Drones are the technology that has seen a rapid rise in popularity over the past five years. We are now at a point where a drone can be purchased for under $200, with many features that were once only available at a higher price range....

Litter, rubbish and waste are all words we hear on the news, in newspapers or even by the feared citizens of the public. You may wonder, what do they have to fear, but deep down, the real question is, what isn’t there to fear? There is solid proof that pollution is an...

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