social & general

2019-194P  Grass is greener on the other side.
Went with article on using goats to control blackberries but I think that it also acts as a metaphor for how humans are often trapped within a narrow desire mindset.

2019-184P  The texting grim reaper.
Went with article on the increasing number of road deaths due to drivers being distracted while using their mobile phones.

2019-178  The first buyers road to home ownership.
Negative gearing placing first home buyers at a distinct disadvantage.

2019-176P  The pensioners and unemployed rental market race.
Almost impossible for low income people to find and affordable rental property in the current property market.

2019-170  Profit driven aged care.
For profit aged care not in the best interest of the aged.
2019-169P  Current attempts to raise people above the poverty line.
Many laws and programs initiated by governments ensure that poor people remain below the poverty line.

2019-159P  Paleo restaurant vegan protest.
A lighter look at the vegan protests.

2019-135P  The cyclist who never wears a helmet.
Went with article about campaign against wear bicycle helmets.
2019-133P  High protein kitchen garden.
Went with article on kitchen gardens.

2019-125P  Medical training in the future.
Went with article on increasing number of attacks on hospital medical staff by patients and members of the public.

2019-124P  My psychiatrist is very cheap.
Went with article on the mental health benefits of gardening.

2019-115P  Communicating with Facebook.
Facebook undermining face to face human contact.

2019-104P  The redress scheme thus far.
Delays in implementing a proper redress scheme for victims of institutional child sexual abuse.

2019-103P  The other SunSmart action.
Went with an article on the SunSmart campaign for schools.

2019-100  The fall of bishop Pell.
The conviction of Cardinal George Pell a heavy blow to the Catholic Church.

019-096P  Manus Island Detention centre triage.
Questioning the effectiveness of the medical evacuations bill.

2019-090P  Did you lose weight?
Went with article on ineffective and costly fad diets.

2019-042P  Australia day smoking ceremony.
Protests over celebrating Australia Day on the day colonisation of Australia began.

2019-039  Australia day celebration snag.
Rising protests over celebrating Australia Day on the day colonisation of Australia began.

2019-029P  Pill testing today.
On calls to allow pill testing at concerts and festivals to reduce the risk of death from drug overdoses.

2019-007P  Secure Jobactive jobs.
Jobactive program not providing secure jobs for the unemployed.