It’s time to show our compassion

In September last year, about a week before our current government rode a muddy landslide into office, I wrote a very angry post expressing my disbelief at what the Australian public was about to do. I was angry about the LNP’s asylum seeker policies, its promised cuts to foreign aid, its backward climate policies, its…

It’s time to protect the Great Barrier Reef

Dear Prime Minister, The Great Barrier Reef has been listed as a World Heritage Area for a reason. The world’s largest coral reef, it is a place that we, as Australians, can be proud of; particularly proud that we have recognised its value as a place of natural beauty and ecological importance, and taken action…

I’m just so angry.

I’m angry. Livid. Enraged. Indignant. Infuriated. Exasperated. Furious. I’m just so angry! I’m angry that, on Sunday, Australia could have a government that will brag about being able to build dual carriageways, and pay for parental leave for the wealthy, by cutting the number of human beings to whom we grant asylum, and support with…