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Wodonga Senior Secondary College and Latrobe University: Social Movements Day

September 20, 2011 by

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WSSC teachers Simon Webb and Simmi Kaur teamed up with Ben Habib from La Trobe University to present ‘Social Movements Day’ at the La Trobe University Albury-Wodonga campus. The WSSC students’ multimedia presentations on twentieth century social movements were screened in the main lecture theatre, followed by a university-style tutorial class where WSSC students participated in a series of activities in small groups led by undergraduate LTU students from the Bachelor of Arts program. The activities were based on the themes of life at university, different types of thinking skills, and reflection on twentieth century social movements.

VIDEO REVIEW: ‘Lester Brown – The Planet’s Scarcest Resource is Time’

September 11, 2011 by

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In a recent class activity, members of the second/third year undergraduate subject International Politics of Climate Change: Triumph or Tragedy at La Trobe University's Albury-Wodonga campus engaged with a video presentation delivered by emminent American environmentalist Lester Brown. The following excerpts are a summary of the class discussion on what Lester Brown has to say in the video clip.

EVENT REVIEW: When Q&A Came to Albury-Wodonga

May 5, 2011 by

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BY BEN HABIB, with MARTIN DICKENS, LISA TUCK, LEA MACLAUGHLIN, KRYSTLE BROWN, JESSICA LOVE & ALICIA PETERS. Like everyone else in attendance, I was caught up in the excitement of being part of the spectacle of a live television broadcast. Over 700 people attended the show, the largest ever audience for Q&A. While prepping the audience before the show, Tony Jones described Q&A as an “open democracy experiment” that was “rare in the world”. Or was it?

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: Translating Knowledge into Action—The Politics Awareness Club (PAC)

August 16, 2010 by

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BY SOPHIE BUCKLE. A new club has formed within the Albury-Wodonga campus of La Trobe University. A group of students studying politics in first year have come together to create a group where political issues can be raised, discussed and debated. The group has been named Politics Awareness Club (PAC) and one of the many aims of the club is to raise awareness of political issues and participation in the electoral process.

YOUTH VOICE PODCAST: 2010 Election First-time Voter’s Roundtable Discussion

August 13, 2010 by

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With all eyes fixed squarely on election day, YOUTH VOICE features a roundtable discussion with three young people from the border region who will be voting for the first time at the 2010 Federal Election. Our Voice: Politics Albury-Wodonga host Ben Habib is joined by first-time voters Lisa Tuck, Sophie Buckle and Jessica Love, who share their thoughts on how they became interested in politics, on voting for the first time, the issues they see as important, and the election campaign to date.

YOUTH VOICE: Young People’s Decreasing Interest and Participation in Politics

July 21, 2010 by

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BY JESSICA LOVE. The recent swap from Kevin Rudd to Julia Gillard and the up coming election has been big news in the political world, in a few short weeks a Prime Minister has been ousted, Australia has had its first female Prime Minister and an election is pending to see if Julia Gillard will […]