NEWS

Drought Relief for Farmers

Isabella Ross The NSW Government has pledged more than $1 billion to support farmers who are dealing with hardship for the worsening drought state-wide. On July 30, the government announced a $500 million Emergency Drought Relief Package; therefore taking the total...

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FUNDING INCREASE FOR GREAT BARRIER REEF

The Federal Government announced last month a $60 million investment for measures aimed at protecting the Great Barrier Reef. In response, Australia’s leading research organisations will unite to design measures to repair the icon and build further resilience for the...

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NRL Blues score two wins in one week

Hanna Moore Members of the female NSW Blues team have recently scored stunning victory at the Women’s Interstate Challenge with a 22-6 win against the Queensland team at WIN Stadium last week. This wasn’t their only win last week however, with the NSW team learning...

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KU-RING-GAI HORNSBY MERGER NO LONGER

It's official. The greatly disputed Ku-ring-gai and Hornsby Council merger is no longer going ahead. Yesterday, Premier Gladys Berjiklian made the announcement that all proposed council merges have been taken off the table by the NSW Government. The decision ends what...

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G20 Summit – Protests in Hamburg

G20 Summit – Protests in Hamburg Hanna Moore The streets of Hamburg erupted with protests in response to the G20 Summit held during the week in which 20 world leaders faced-off on current issues facing world policy. The annual summit, which consists of a series of...

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CRYPTIC CURRENCY NOT SO CRYPTIC

CRYPTIC CURRENCY NOT SO CRYPTIC Luka Osborne You might have heard of Bitcoin, the Internet based currency making recent waves, however there are numerous types of cryptocurrencies that as a whole have recently gained huge amounts of recent popularity. Cryptocurrencies...

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July Tina Wu Australian households use around 100kg plastic packaging per year. Scientists predict that by 2050, the amount of plastic waste in tonnes found in our oceans will surpass that of fish. Premier Gladys Berejiklian is facing pressure from the...

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