Category Opinion

NAPLAN: The Olympics for Children

When I was little, I took the AIMS test (now NAPLAN). It didn’t have all the pomp and circumstance that it has now. In fact, I believe at one point, it was actually a surprise! Horrible I know, how dare our teachers spring a test on us that’s actually designed to test our aptitude without […]

When Protesting Goes Too Far

I am a firm believer in protests. They are a pillar of democracy which allow the public to have a voice and tell the government exactly what they’re thinking. As a student, I resent most of the changes to university fees that have been announced in the budget, but I admit, I’m not one to […]