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YOUTH VOICE: Reflections on Canberra & Australian Nationalism

October 25, 2010 by

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AUTHORS: JENNIFER BALLARD, LIAM WILLOUGBY, GALVIN DUNLOP, LISA TUCK, JESSICA LOVE, MARTIN DICKENS. On Thursday 30th September, I accompanied six students to Canberra on a field trip to learn more about Australian nationalism. During the day we visited Parliament House and observed question time in the House of Representatives, as well as the Museum of Australian Democracy in Old Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial. The following passages are their reflections on what they saw.

YOUTH VOICE: My Take on the Resources Super Profits Tax

August 18, 2010 by

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BY GALVIN DUNLOP. One of the concerns that many people had, and which the mining giants played on, was the possibility that mining companies would take their operations elsewhere. My response is, so what? Where else are they going to find the world’s second largest iron or e-reserves, and the world’s largest uranium reserves? I'm not sure. Australia is one of the few countries with such a fantastic natural resource endowment.

YOUTH VOICE: The National Broadband Network and Regional Australia

July 27, 2010 by

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BY GALVIN DUNLOP. I'm sure by now that most of you know what the NBN is. For those that don't, the NBN is a government-funded organization that aims to upgrade the communication network in Australia. If elected, a Liberal government would abandon the NBN project. But does Mr Abbott understand what he is abandoning?