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 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?
My 14th year has been a busy one, as I knew it would be. It has been full of surprises but more importantly, challenges that have pushed me in ways I couldn’t have imagined. As I did at the end of last year, I wanted to talk about some of my favourite things during 2017. At the start of the year, I did something that … Continue reading My 14th Year
The Ararat community has been shocked within the last 48 hours due to a horrific fire, which has turned half of Ararat West Primary school into ashes. At 1:30am Saturday morning, emergency services were called to the primary school and battled the fire, but sadly the entire Grade 3-6 learning community was completely destroyed. I was a student at Ararat West during my primary school … Continue reading Ararat West P.S Community Devastated
In last weeks blog post I touched a little bit on the concept of ‘age is no barrier.’ I decided to take this message and write a letter to young people of the world explaining why this is so true… Dear Young People, I wanted to write you a little message regarding the topic of achieving things when you’re young. I know you’re probably busy … Continue reading Age Is No Barrier
Last week I performed in Victoria’s State School Spectacular (VSSS) which is the biggest annual production in Australia. I was involved in mass dance which also includes around 1,300 other students from around the state. Within the whole production, there are thousands of students involved both onstage and behind the scenes. During my time at Hisense Arena, waiting to go on stage, I did a … Continue reading Reach for the Stars