Ararat Council Crisis

Residents of the Ararat community are furious over Mayor Glenda McLean’s position on council after she went walkabout, starting a full-time job interstate. A motion of no confidence towards Mayor Glenda McLean was carried at Tuesday’s meeting along with a majority vote for her to resign. McLean has been making headlines throughout the last week after she mysteriously vanished from the Ararat area. She was later … Continue reading Ararat Council Crisis

One Political Mess

Politicians have become very unpolitical in our current era; they seem more concerned about their personal lives than national issues. We have spent the last month listening to more and more allegations emerge against a number of our politicians. I thought we had heard everything about the leaders of our country until we were delivered with details of their sexual relationships. At this point, in … Continue reading One Political Mess

Time for Change

The Golden Globes this year sent a message like no other, when celebrities of all ages hit the red carpet, making a stance against the continued abuse, discrimination and harassment against women in the workplace. Black dresses and accessories were worn to represent standing up to the way women, not only in film and television but in all occupations around the world are treated. As … Continue reading Time for Change

Dolly’s Life Wasn’t a Toy

On Friday a family said goodbye to their daughter at the age of just 14, something that no family should have to go through. Amy “Dolly” Everett is the girl who has been making headlines around Australia throughout the last week. She was the face of the hat company Akubra eight years ago, when she was involved in an advertising campaign. This week her face … Continue reading Dolly’s Life Wasn’t a Toy

Is Malcolm Turnbull right about Victoria’s youth crime issue?

Is Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull right about Victoria’s youth crime issue? Last week Victoria Police Superintendent Therese Fitzgerald, denied that Victoria had an African gang crime problem but today a press conference was held with a totally different understanding. The Acting Chief Commissioner Shane Patton actually said the opposite, “These young thugs, young criminals… are acting like street gangs.” With the police lacking consistency with … Continue reading Is Malcolm Turnbull right about Victoria’s youth crime issue?