As of recently, I made the decision to sign myself up as an organ donor upon death. In part, it was not a very large decision for me, one of my parents is already signed as a donor, and I have no religious affiliation stopping me from doing this. Despite the small impact that this will have on me, what matters is the large impact … Continue reading Why I’m Now an Organ Donor
Over the last few days, as the Racing Season has picked up, I’ve noticed gambling ads frequenting before YouTube videos, on the sidelines of articles and floating near the top of a page. For all I know, one may appear on this very article! After being told to “lift my game” by BetEasy for about the 30th time in 3 hours, I decided enough was enough, … Continue reading Gambling Ads
For decades the involvement of the public directly within political parties has been decreasing. More and more is the membership base falling on party hacks, lifetime members and those with more extreme views. These days the major parties have around 40,000 members each. For comparison, the MCC has a waiting list of 225,000 people. This is creating many issues for the parties; however, I am … Continue reading The Damage of Dwindling Party Membership
Each year in Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz runs an annual Camel Festival, a celebration and showcase of everything camel, featuring 30,000 camels over an entire month! The main attraction of the festival is the “Miss Camel” beauty contest, with a prize of 20 million Riyal ($7.22m AUD) for the winning camel. This has pushed some camel owners to consider cheating as a way to secure the … Continue reading FFF – Camel Beauty Competition Cheaters!
Did you know that the City of Melbourne has its own flag? Me neither, and I think it is because it’s one of most misdesigned flags. For those who have never seen it before, it looks like this: It is made up of four quadrants, separated by the cross of Saint George, with the Royal Crown in the middle to symbolise the monarchy. In the … Continue reading FFF – The City of Melbourne Has a Flag
In 2015, on the 31st of October, the Australian Border Force Act came in to force. It was a sweeping piece of legislation that covered the powers and abilities of the Australian Border Force (ABF), ABF Commissioner and all those working for the ABF or Immigration and Border Protection agency. One of the more insidious sections of this piece of legislation comes from the menacingly … Continue reading The Reason You Don’t Know What’s Happening on Nauru
Today I’m going to talk to you about our constitution. It was the first document of its kind to arise from the power of debate, not the power of war. Many Australians came together from every colony to determine how this country would run and to determine the principles that would act as the foundation of our new nation. After eight years of convening, of … Continue reading Section 44 Speech