55 Years since the Menzies Government Deployed Troops to Vietnam and Australians still don’t know how to Respond

“It is our judgement that the decision to commit a battalion in South Vietnam… The takeover of South Vietnam would be a direct military threat to Australia… It must be seen as part of a thrust by Communist China between the Indian and Pacific Oceans.” – Prime Minister Robert Menzies

THE ELECTORAL RACE: PART 2

Continued discussion and investigation on the Electoral Race between Biden and Trump- just a matter of days away. Florida: Florida is known to be a tipping point battleground state that has generally predicted the President over the past dozen elections in the United States (with some exceptions e.g. H W Bush won the state inContinue reading “THE ELECTORAL RACE: PART 2”

THE ELECTORAL RACE: PART 1

On Friday (Thursday in the United States), the final Presidential Debate for this year’s eventful race will take place- with Democratic Nominee former Vice President Joe Biden tackling incumbent President Donald Trump. In what no doubt will be the most important presidential race since 1932 – when President Franklin Roosevelt unseated the incumbent Herbert HooverContinue reading “THE ELECTORAL RACE: PART 1”

Men & Women: Lives at War

The stories of the heavily damaged Australian partakers in the hideous and gruesome Vietnam War. The Vietnam war affected many of those that were involved within this war and it’s important for us to understand what these men and women went through in the physical and psychological challenges that had the major capability of heavilyContinue reading “Men & Women: Lives at War”

The End of Google? US Government Takes Tech Giant to Court.

On Tuesday the 21st, the US Department of Justice along with 11 other US states filed an Antitrust lawsuit against the $1 trillion mega cooperation. This comes after months of talking in Washington about taking down some of the big tech companies over their monopoly in the industry. The lawsuit could see not only theContinue reading “The End of Google? US Government Takes Tech Giant to Court.”

PGD/PGT: AN ESSAY ON THE TECHNOLOGY’S MORAL PERMISSIBILITY

Harry There is a raging debate however over whether PGT is an ethically, scientifically, and economically permissible innovation that should be allowed. Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT) is a procedure optionally performed for couples undergoing IVF. After a series of days, one or more cells are removed from each embryo, and their DNA analyzed to identifyContinue reading “PGD/PGT: AN ESSAY ON THE TECHNOLOGY’S MORAL PERMISSIBILITY”

Our Vietnam Veterans – The Nation’s Worst Welcome Home

Hasnain Aly A Bushranger helicopter, over 3,000kg and 17m in length, descends onto a field of trodden grass. Five men climb on board and the helicopter immediately lifts off, leaving a circular imprint in the grass. The men, along with the two door gunners open fire at the target. There is a deafening roar ofContinue reading “Our Vietnam Veterans – The Nation’s Worst Welcome Home”

It Never Leaves You: For Australia’s Vietnam Veterans, The War Never Truly Ended

Harry Ledger The Vietnam War was a historical global event of enormous historical and political proportions. Though we’ve seen the horror that our veterans faces depicted on our television screens, rarely do we get the chance to listen to their stories. Uncertain. Uncertain of where the gunfire was coming from; even from who it wasContinue reading “It Never Leaves You: For Australia’s Vietnam Veterans, The War Never Truly Ended”

Australia’s new commodore! H2X to bring car making back to the Down Under

Cars are a big part of Aussie culture. Whenever it’s the falcon vs commodore rivalry, V8 Supercars, or the Bathurst 500, Australia loves cars. So why don’t we make any? Australia used to be one of the leaders in the automotive world. In 1950, Australia was ranked 8th worldwide in motor vehicle production. In 1974,Continue reading “Australia’s new commodore! H2X to bring car making back to the Down Under”