Ararat College students experience the trip of a lifetime

Ararat College sent a group of 8 students on the trip of a lifetime late last year. The students who were in Year 11 and 12, visited Nepal for 3 weeks, building a new school facility, exploring the capital and trekking through the Annapurna region. The trip organised by Antipodeans, an Australian and New Zealand based company was a first for Ararat College. An information … Continue reading Ararat College students experience the trip of a lifetime

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?