Earlier last week the Australian Republic Movement (ARM) unveiled their latest proposal for how Australia would select its head of state if ever it voted to be a Republic. However, this new model has been met with criticism from both ends of the political spectrum, most notably devout Republican and former Prime Minister Paul Keating. The new model proposed would draw presidential candidates from a … Continue reading So, why does the ARM just keep flopping?
So, why conservatism? A guiding principle of liberalism is individual rights. At its core, liberalism (and conservatism by extension) speaks to the idea that a person’s individual rights should not be compromised by the ideals of the state. This was the very principle in which liberal projects such as the United States were built on. It is important to recognise that the rights of indigenous … Continue reading The Conservative Case for Constitutional Recognition
During the 1980s, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew famously predicted that without economic reform, Australia was at risk of becoming the “white trash of Asia.” Australia stood on the precipice of an economic abyss, with the world moving to liberalise their economies; all eyes were on us. Despite the vocal debates and the heresy entailed in making large scale reforms, our political leaders of … Continue reading The World Has Moved, What Are We Waiting For?
Voluntary assisted dying (VAD) is a difficult and profoundly emotional topic. In the same manner as abortion – if not more so – all must consider its implications, as it speaks to an unavoidable facet of the human condition: death. Death is not an easy word to discuss, and certainly not in the context of family or friends; humans are predisposed to hate suffering and … Continue reading The Line We Shouldn’t Cross: Voluntary Assisted Dying
Click the link to discover which Australian Political Scandal you are! https://www.tryinteract.com/share/quiz/5e526f712679b80014465ab3 Continue reading Take our quiz to discover which Australian Political Scandal you are!
On February 19 2020, student newspaper Honi Soit plunged into controversy after publishing material most would consider anti-semitic and anti-catholic. Just as new students were starting their journeys at University and looking for a place to belong, they were met with an abhorrent display of disrespect in their student paper. The satirical pullout featured a doctored image of a blackboard depicting the question “Should we … Continue reading Unfit for Honi
Click the link to discover which Conservative you are! https://www.tryinteract.com/share/quiz/5e0570aeb2378a0014eb8a0b Continue reading Take our quiz to find out which Conservative you are!
Alessandro Cowley discusses the recent US Supreme Court decision and the improper use of judicial power. Continue reading The Court and Same Sex Marriage: Legislator or Judge?
Year in, year out, we see the Australian Republican Movement hijack public holidays and national events with the sole intention of forcing their dogmatic ideology onto normal Australians and to further the debate regarding an obscene cause. Continue reading Australia and Its Relationship with the Monarchy and Commonwealth