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Being cyber safe, smart and savvy

by Kenneth Scott Huntley

We have a duty as good internet citizens to foster “the positive” online experience and eliminate “the negative”

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID). And not just here in Australia, but around the world. Safer Internet Day has been celebrated since 2005 to raise awareness of online safety, and to promote the safe and responsible use of the internet.

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st. Patrick's Day

14 Irish expressions to get you through St. Patrick’s Day

by Nicola Hanlon

It’s that wonderful time of year again, St. Patrick’s Day! And miraculously it’s fallen on a Friday (YAY!).

St. Patrick’s Day, or Paddy’s Day, as we Irish like to call it, is that delightful time of year where we throw on our something green and join in the merriment of high-spirited mascots, marching bands, dancing leprechauns and of course the sea of Irish stumbling the streets in emerald top hats and ginger beards.

Completely defying the Irish stereotype, of course.

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mardis gras

What does Mardi Gras mean to you?

by Nicola Hanlon

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is here!

It’s back – one of Australia’s biggest and most anticipated events, proudly bringing people from all corners of the world together to celebrate the LGBTQI community. 70,000 people will stand among us to witness the colourful, energetic, world-famous Mardi Gras Parade this weekend – and we can’t wait. Read more…

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Earth Hour 25 March 8:30 - 9:30pm

Earth Hour – 10 reasons you need to care

by Geraldine Buttle

Earth is an incredible planet.

It’s our responsibility to respect and care for this beautiful place we get to call home. Unfortunately, Earth hasn’t been shown enough love and climate change is very real.

Earth Hour is a global movement for our planet. It is an hour-long awakening to climate change and a worldwide effort to tackle it. Starting out as an Aussie initiative in our very own Sydney, over 172 countries today participate in Earth Hour today, making it the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment. Read more…

9 reasons to celebrate Harmony Day

by Gary Fishlock

We all have something interesting and authentic to bring to the table

There’s little doubt that Australia is one of the most culturally-diverse nations on the planet. Our population is made up of people representing virtually every cultural background. The inevitable result of this is that our society becomes a huge melting pot of colour, flavour and diversity.

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Exam morning energy boost

by Gary Fishlock

Don’t let any of those lingering winter flus and bugs get you down at exam time

It’s finally here. Exam day. Or the first of several exam days. You’re feeling nervous about what lies ahead and your stomach is doing some somersaults. Eating breakfast is the last thing you feel like doing.

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