Topic: inspiration

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    September 15, 2017 What’s it like to be terminally ill?

    Steve Spohn has been living with that label since he was born. Now he’s 37 (that’s him on the right). He’s written a heartfelt essay about his life and existence, titled “Turning 37 as a Terminally Ill Patient”, and it’s well worth a read. “Every time I get a cold I think about the way […]

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    April 14, 2015 Blogging & the future of fashion

    There are no shortage of Australian fashion blogs, with a new one born every minute. Some young Australians have had the talent, drive, and importantly, luck that has brought their vision to the world stage. Blogs such as Gary Pepper Girl, 4th and Bleeker, Harper and Harley, K is for Kani, Oracle Fox, and Not So Naked […]

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    February 7, 2015 Christian Thompson, conquering the world

    Christian Thompson is one of Australia’s premier Indigenous artists. He’s been making his mark in Europe, having exhibited at the Royal Academy of the Arts in London, being the first Aboriginal person admitted into Oxford University in its nine hundred year history, and recently meeting the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the […]

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    November 27, 2014 Benson Saulo: On his way to the top

    At the age of 26, Benson Saulo’s résumé already reads like that of somebody at the end of a distinguished career in public service. In 2011 he became the Australian Youth Ambassador to the United Nations. In 2012 he founded the National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy (NIYLA). He is the current youth Representative to the […]

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    November 14, 2014 Dreaming Big: Senator Nova Peris

    As a young child, Joan Peris was forcibly removed from the arms of her mother Nora and her father Johnny, and sent to Garden Point mission on the Tiwi Islands. Both her parents had suffered similar upbringings; her mother spent twelve years at the Moola Bulla mission in the Kimberley as a child, and her […]

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    November 13, 2014 A piece of Australia found under Vanuatu

    Now, geology may not sound like the most exciting subject, but it turns out that it can still get pretty damn mysterious. For instance: yesterday, it was reported that a team of scientists from James Cook University found a small amount of zircon (a type of rock) in Vanuata that had absolutely no right to […]