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Playlist: The bravery edition

26 Jul 2014 | Madeleine Kuyken

Here are some movies, books and songs to help give you that extra bit of courage.


Young Journalist Award Intermediate Winner: Wheels in motion

26 Jul 2014 | Audrey Moore

It's a typical Monday morning at Our Lady of the Angels' School in Wavell Heights in Brisbane's north. Children are arriving and teachers are busily getting ready for the day. Handballs bounce playfully around the courtyard and sounds of teachers bustling about their classrooms fill the air. It's 8:10am and Kate Chellingworth is also busily preparing for the day ahead. But Kate is no ordinary school teacher. Kate is in a wheelchair.


Young Journalist Award Intermediate Runner-up: Road to freedom

26 Jul 2014 | Sophie Quoyle

Before moving to Australia at age four, my grandma Stefanie Moyle, travelled across the world with her family. They moved from one refugee camp to another after WWII ended and then finally set out for Australia, hoping for 'a completely different life'.


Young Journalist Award Junior Winner: Changing lives

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26 Jul 2014 | Grace Hennessy

Our year 6 teacher recently asked us to name people who we believed to be great leaders. Leaders who inspired us. Names of famous people rang out across our classroom that day. Indeed, each and every name deserved its place on our humble whiteboard in our year 6 classroom. However, I could not help but think of a man who is not famous, but has changed my life forever. This story is about an everyday hero, my year 5 teacher, Mr Lawrie Knott.


Young Journalist Award Junior Runner-up: Listen to the lollipop lady

26 Jul 2014 | Samantha Kintanar


Being a crossing supervisor isn't just about plastering a smile on your face and blowing your whistle when it's time to cross. Marina has made sure of that. 'You have to have a good personality', Marina commented, 'and you have to be crossing supervisor for that person who wants to cross, no matter who they are.'


Giving back what was taken

12 Jun 2014 | Lauren Muscat

 Kristi Van Es created Offspring to help human trafficking victims in India and give back what was taken from them.


Reflection questions & activities: 'A refugee's hip hop odyssey'

12 Jun 2014 | Clare Deignan

Reflection questions & activities for the article, 'A refugee's hip hop odyssey', from the Winter 2014 edition


Changing someone else’s world

28 May 2014 | Ann Rennie

Seeing beauty in others can help them see the beauty in themselves.


Reflection questions & activities: 'Changing someone else’s world' 

28 May 2014 | Clare Deignan

Reflection questions & activities for the article, 'Changing someone else’s world', from the Winter 2014 edition


A letter to Tolkien

28 May 2014 | Michael McGirr

Dear Tolkien, It seems strange just to call you by your surname. Your wife, Edith, always called you Ronald. Your many friends at Oxford University tended to call you Tollers and to some you were Professor Tolkien. 


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