Australian Higher Education Reforms

Dear Australian Senators, My name is Jake and I recently completed a PhD at an Australian University. I have been lucky enough to have a significant proportion of my studies funded through scholarships, but today I speak to you on behalf of my friends, my family, my fellow students and future generations on the need

We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein

Gambling: Sports + Advertisements

So here is one thing I really dislike in Sweden – advertisments for gambling agencies… For a country

GST on Internet Purchases…

I’ve been thinking about this one a bit recently… My father is a small business owner, running a

Simplistic assumptions that capitalism’s propensity for efficiency will allow us to stabilise the climate and protect against resource scarcity are nothing short of delusional. Prof. Tim Jackson

Preferencing Lies: Misleading and a Waste of Paper!

Is anyone else sick of the Preferencing Lies we are fed at each and every election?! I happened

Car Dependency, Obesity and the Benefits of Active Transport

My current PhD research is  looking into ways to encourage commuters to choose more ‘sustainable’ modes of transport

“Dedicated to the more beautiful world our hearts tell us is possible.” – Charles Eisenstein

Why is Australia’s mindset so far behind its neighbour New Zealand?

With the New Zealand Prime Minister visiting Australia, I thought it would be fitting to reflect on a