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Disappointing Closing Ceremony Causes Commonwealth Games Anger

Social media exploded on Sunday night during the broadcast of The Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony as what was supposed to be a celebration of...

Are The Commonwealth Games Still Relevant In 2018 and Beyond?

In 2006, the Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Australia. I was 10 years old at the time, and I still remember the excitement...

Increased fox population leaves communities divided

A workplace in Wantirna is mourning the death of an originally unwanted but soon much-loved juvenile fox. The fox, affectionately nicknamed, ‘Michael J’ was hit...

Live Export Cruelty Exposed – Sheep do NOT belong on ships

Warning: Some readers may find the footage below confronting. The Live Export industry is one of the most secretive industries in Australia – and rightly...

Will We Finally See The End Of The ‘Tampon Tax’?

Late last month a petition received over 104,000  signatures to remove the tax on feminine hygiene products and amend the Federal law that currently...

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Remains a ‘Boy’s Club’

'Men and white people' dominate the line up at the 32nd Melbourne International Comedy Festival, with female comics making up less than a quarter...

Latest Fitbit device aims to fight childhood obesity

Leading fitness brand Fitbit is launching an activity tracker designed for children aged 8 to 13, called the Fitbit Ace. Despite Fitbit being around for...

Protesters rally against Dutton’s policy on refugees

The annual Palm Sunday rally, a march for the ethical treatment of refugees, brought some interesting people together while also dividing others. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvVlwCDQy-8&t=2s

$2.5 million pledged to grassroots football

  The Andrews Labor Government have pledged $2.5 million towards grassroots football clubs, under a new initiative announced on Tuesday. The World Game Facilities Fund was...

Thinking Out Loud about Ed Sheeran’s merchandise madness

Whilst Ed Sheeran was toppling ticket sales records across the region, the Love Police ATM (Australian Tour Merchandise) team were busy preparing to sell...