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Category - Sustainability

Planet or People Part 2

Planet or People Part 2

Words by Angelica 22 QLD Do you really need that plastic straw in your drink? Think about the environment!” As Australia rolls out plastic straw bans across the country, very few people have stopped to consider...

Planet or People Part 1

Planet or People Part 1

Words by Angelica 22 QLD Do you really need that plastic straw in your drink? Think about the environment!” As Australia rolls out plastic straw bans across the country, very few people have stopped to consider...

Bushfires My Country is burning and I feel Hopeless | WhyNot?

My Country is Burning and I Feel Hopeless

Words by Jahin, 19 NSW “I don’t feel safe leaving my children to this world” Those were the words uttered by my 75-year-old neighbour on the eve of the new year. A time of elation was met with tears streaming down his...

Australian Bushfires | WhyNot?

Answer the World’s Smoke Signal

Words by Aileen, 28 VIC Illustration by Aileen, You can find more of her work on Instagram @aileenetc Answer the World’s Smoke Signal/Together We Are illustrations show the impact of the Australian Bushfires...

Quiet in Canberra Tile

Quiet in Canberra

Words by Sarah, 29 VIC Clouds call the dust by name, grass, what’s left of it begging for relief from the dry. We heard it coming, freight train of heat and embers, ready to clear its path, lay the world down. Licked...

Eco-Anxiety | WhyNot?

Busting Eco-Anxiety – We Can Only Try Our Best

Words by Beth 21 VIC Thoughts of inevitable doom aren’t exactly what should appear in my head when I think of the future. Especially as a student teacher, who is training to be a role model and leader for future...

Right Side of History | WhyNot

Right Side of History

Words by Lydia, 24 VIC “We live in a strange world, where children must sacrifice their own education in order to protest against the destruction of their future” Greta Thunberg, 2019 Many will have heard by now of the...

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