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Tuesday 29 January 2013
Featured Opinion

career girl: being unemployed made me feel worthless

Zoya Patel

For the better part of 2012, I was unemployed. And I don’t think I’ve ever felt worse about myself. I graduated from my undergraduate degree in 2011, and immediately applied for full-time jobs. I landed one almost straight away, and it was even in my field of interest. I started in January 2012, and for…
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Tuesday 1 May 2012

challenges for young people

Erin Stewart
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An array of young people are in a room together competitively solving Rubik’s Cubes. We got lost on the way to the event and a young man with a Rubik’s Cube t-shirt directed us to the hall, saying ‘you won’t miss the rattling of the cubes when you’re close’. He was quite right. The plastic…
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Thursday 23 February 2012

‘Bludgers’ and ‘Parasites’: What Happened to Our Compassion?

Bianca Bozzi

Unemployment in Australia has long been a contentious issue, where there is usually no in between as many are quick to choose a side: either you feel compassion for those struggling to balance a basic standard of living with trying to look for work or you believe that no obstacle should have to stand in…
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