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Today, I am joining hundreds of other people in grieving the loss of my incredible friend, Clara Jordan-Baird, who passed away suddenly and tragically this week. She was 28. The truest thing I can say about my friend Clara was she did nothing by halves. She threw herself wholly and passionately into everything, most of […]

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TL;DR: Please support Crinkling News’ crowdfunder which is in its last day.  ** Early in my days writing for Crinkling News, I submitted a story about Sydney Swans player Aliir Aliir. I thought it was pretty decent: it told the story of how he was born in a refugee camp, moved to Australia and became […]

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For the last year, I have had the absolute pleasure of writing for Crinkling News. Crinkling News is a national weekly print newspaper for 7-14 year olds. Since the second issue, I have been writing for the Crinkling sport section, profiling amazing young people from around the country and their achievements, but also explaining big […]

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Last week, an Australian man named Ryan Hawkin was exposed for sending hideous and violent messages to Clementine Ford. Later, he was interviewed about it saying: Mr Hawkin said he “thought it was pretty obvious it was an empty threat, but I guess she didn’t” and he feels Ms Ford could have messaged him, instead of […]

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This is the email I received from a representative of the AFL after I published my piece about racism, sexism and homophobia at the AFL Grand Final. I have received permission to print it from the author, though it was originally captioned “not for publication”. Hi Erin Sorry to hear that your experience at last […]

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