On October 7, the Australian Youth Delegate to the United Nations (UN), Mr Shea Spierings, delivered the Australian Statement on Youth Issues to the UN General Assembly. The National statement, which was drafted by Mr Spierings himself along with support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, as well as other relevant Government Departments, outlined the important role that education plays in ensuring Australian society continues to remain peaceful, tolerant, and inclusive.… Read more ›
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After 26 hours in transit, I landed in New York City. It was a warm Sunday afternoon when I finally arrived at the place I’d be staying in for the next 6 weeks – a place in Midtown, central Manhattan, located just one Avenue away from the United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ).… Read more ›
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After leaving school I worked as a labourer in construction, before moving on to work in security at which point I began studying a Cert IV in Adult Tertiary Prep, which would allow me to enter uni.… Read more ›