Thank You Albury-Wodonga!

November 14, 2012
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When Q&A came to Albury, 2011

BY BEN HABIB. As many of you are aware, my family and I will soon be leaving Albury-Wodonga.  I have been redeployed to La Trobe University’s Melbourne campus as part of a broader organisational restructure within the LTU Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.  We leave with sadness, having met many interesting people and made […]

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Poverty, Human Security and Sustainability: Tanzania Case Study

November 3, 2012
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Illustration of world system theory

BY MARTIN DICKENS. It is through addressing poverty and livelihood security that states then develop the capacity to capitalise on sustainable growth opportunities. On a global level, the imbalance between the environment and human activities are surmised under the Tragedy of the Commons concept, where common natural resources are effectively exploited by international power groups […]

Exploring Deep Ecology

October 29, 2012
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Arne Næss

BY MARTIN DICKENS. It is through Deep Ecology’s view of humans as being inextricably linked to the natural world that certifies its importance in resolving environmental problems. As a movement, Deep Ecologists seek to challenge the dominant assumptions humans have of the environment in order to reform ethics of the planet (Devall 1994, p. 125). […]

Event Noticeboard: OzGreen Youth Congress — Youth Leading the World

October 25, 2012
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OzGreen Youth Conference in Wodonga

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Immigration Policy and the US Election

October 24, 2012
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US entry visa

BY SEANIAD CONROY. In the U.S Presidential election of 2012, the issue of immigration though not one of the major issues for voters like  the economy, taxes and healthcare, remains an important priority  for many in the general population and possibly deciding factor in migrant communities. The platforms put forward by the Democrats and Republicans contain […]

An Analytic Summary of Republican & Democrat Climate Change Policy in the Lead-up to the 2012 US Election

October 18, 2012
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Lisa Tuck (right) with Anna Rose (left), author of 'Madlands'

BY LISA TUCK. — Introduction The climate change policies implemented by the United States of America are of particular importance due to the nation’s status as the global hegemonic power. Although in current times this power is waning, the United States retains much of its symbolic influence as the ‘leader of the free world’. In […]

Light the Night: Leukemia Foundation Wodonga

October 4, 2012
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Light the Night Wodonga

Wodonga will be a place where hope shines when the Leukaemia Foundation Light the Night takes place this month. Organiser Philip Singleton decided to host his own Light the Night event after his son was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL). When: Thursday 18 October, 6:30pm. Where: St Augustine’s Primary School, Wodonga.

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