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
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
My posts and articles have been few and far between since school has gone back and I thought what better to do, than share with you what I’m up to at the moment. I was on a roll with blog posts throughout the school holidays, even posting two posts a week on a couple of occasions. When school went back I realised that some weeks … Continue reading Curtains, Party & Anniversary
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?
I spoke with the Wimmera Mail-Times about my role in the Victorian Youth Congress. Check it out! http://www.mailtimes.com.au/story/5120084/jack-ward-gives-regional-youth-a-voice-in-government/?cs=22 Continue reading My role in the Victorian Youth Congress – Wimmera Mail-Times
Terrorism is a big part of society these days, it is always in the back of my mind wherever I go. We have seen the results of terrorism in Manchester, London, Paris, Nice and so many other locations around the world. Luckily in Australia we haven’t suffered a large terror attack. We have of course had the hostage situation in Brighton earlier this year and … Continue reading Intelligence Agencies Foil Attack