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Young writers


03 Mar 2014

Nicola Nemaric looks at some comedy films 
with heart.

Our friend Pope Francis

08 Jan 2014 | Yazmine Lomax and Niamh Pillinger

Just what impact has Pope Francis had on people's views of the Church over the last 12 months? We asked some of the young people at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival for their views.

Broadening the ideal of beauty

01 Aug 2013 | Lauren Muscat

Dannielle Miller once wrote a love letter in acceptance and gratitude to her own body. This is the essence of what she teaches young women to do: define beauty for themselves and not in comparison with magazine covers.

Super human or just human?

01 Aug 2013 | Michael Alvaro

With reports of footballers behaving badly in the media all the time, intern Michael Alvaro explores whether we ask too much of our sporting role models.

Nerves: A first celebrity interview

01 Aug 2013 | Nicole De Souza

After sending emails and tweeting messages to a range of well-known inspirational celebrity activists, Nicole De Souza was able to secure an interview with World Vision's Tim Costello. Next came the scary part - making the call.

Learning by example

01 Aug 2013 | Emily Ressia

What do students find inspirational about their teachers and teachers find inspirational about their students?

No ordinary girl

01 Aug 2013 | Emily Ressia

A story about a young girl who didn't see the special things others saw in her.

How to win at being a loser

01 Aug 2013 | Yazmine Lomax and Lauren Muscat

You can still be a good example to others, even when things aren't going your way. With the help of photographer Peter Casamento, our interns show you how.

From image to imagination

01 Aug 2013 | Mark McQuillan and Yazmine Lomax

Interns Mark McQuillan and Yazmine Lomax chose a piece of artwork to be the subject of a fictional story in an exercise to show how art can inspire art. They chose the painting The Geographer by Johannes Vermeer to use as their muse.

Making history

01 Aug 2013 | Mark McQuillan

What makes a person inspirational? We look at a few historical figures to see what they might have in common.











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