Future Leaders is a national Initiative about leadership and the future of Australia. It seeks to involve, inform and inspire young people.
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Essays by young writers.
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“Four walls around me. Four whitewashed walls adorned with poster-cloaks, draped in the pale white glow of the dimmers …”
“Sophie walked towards the science room, her stomach tingling with apprehension. She dreaded this class. The tables …”
“The lines of fact and fiction are often blurred. The side of cold unchangeable facts often collide with a place of pink elephants …”
“It was 1987 when I first stepped into that garden. The sun skittered off the concrete that had once been painted white, but was now …”
“Nietzsche sees ultimate value in harnessing emotions that inspire creation and expression as in his view the greatest life is lived …”
“It is close to Christmas, and James Street market is packed with people. The air groans under the scent of roasting nuts …”
“Monday morning, Alice woke alone in her bed. After a while she got up and looked out the window to try and find the fishing boat …”
“It had happened so quickly and yet so slowly, all at the same time …”
“Some mornings my beach is surprisingly crowded, even before sunrise. Whenever the surf is good I can make out black silhouettes …”
“I dream of greatness; greatness in every possible form. I dream of blue skies and flowers that bloom for more than a day …”
“As a hairdresser, you often think you’ve seen it all. I know from experience that after twenty years on the job, and having watched …”
“She arrived at the doorway to his life, and she brought light …”
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