We began our Australian outback adventure on a cold autumn morning. From country Victoria we headed north-west to South Australia. It was a change we needed after a few months of the daily grind in Sydney or Melbourne. We drove over 550 kilometres before we arrived at Lake Albert in the town of Meningie just … Continue reading Wind of Change – Lake Albert SA
Happy 2018! Summer has well and truly landed Down Under. As the temperature reaches 30°C, many flock to Australia's favourite outdoor spots - from the beach to the river - to socialise, sunbath and have a cool splash after the heat gets too much. Recently, I was invited to a close friend's birthday party on … Continue reading Party on the Hawkesbury
History was made yesterday. Over 30k people marched in Sydney to show their support for marriage equality. It is the biggest turnout in Australia's LGBTIQ rally history. The YES Rally was a response to a controversial and expensive postal survey, which costing the taxpayers $122 million, to gauge the support for legalising same-sex marriage in … Continue reading YES Rally for Marriage Equality
Hundreds of activists protest in Sydney against President Trump's hardline policies on immigration and Australia's inhumane treatment of asylum seekers who are held up in offshore detention camps.
Let's kick off 2017 with the inspiring Women's March Movement. At the Women's March on Sydney, I speak with those who march for human rights. I also come face to face with President Trump's supporters. The 45th US President is indeed a devisive figure. Video produced by Fairuz Ibrahim https://www.facebook.com/sttalkmedia/videos/1556976657657478/
So, who are Anonymous for the Voiceless. I speak with one if its members and find out about their mission and tech-savvy activism style called Cube of Truth.
Broken promises: NSW State Government's contribution in funding its public libraries is the lowest in the country. It currently contributes only 7 cents out of every dollar of costs. In the run up to the 2011 NSW state government elections there were various undertakings made by the then opposition, Liberal-National Coalition, to increase funding. According … Continue reading NSW Public Libraries Funding Crisis