Section 44 Speech

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…

Great Scot Article – Section 44

The National Schools Constitution Convention is a meeting place of the great youth political minds of Australia. For three days, students from every state and territory meet to discuss and debate a particular constitutional issue. For the 2018 Convention, the topic was “Is Section 44 Relevant in a Modern Australia?”. For those who haven’t memorised…

Helpless

The faint hum of traffic is heard off in the background. A reminder of the hustle and bustle that sits just outside everyone’s front door. As I sit in my park I observe the suburban activity. An old lady pushing a cart, dogs chasing after balls, and a trickling stream of tradesmen driving off to…

An Old Poem

I thought I’d do something a little different today. Recently I was cleaning out my room when I found a poem I had written almost a year ago. I’d like to share it with you, I hope you enjoy it. The eyes, they say, are the gateway to the soul. They are the beholders of…

Submission for a Short Story Competition

Below is my submission for a school short story competition. I will update this post with the result when I find it out, but until then I am leaving it here for you to read and leave feedback. Enjoy     I had planned for a day out with my old friend Caroline. We were…