Dangerous Dogs as Pets
Gambling Advertising during Televised Sport
Reducing National Parks for Development
Patenting Human Genes
Gun Control in Australia
Fair Trade Food
Taxing High Sugar Foods
Graffiti or Art?
Asylum Seekers and Detention Centers
Children and Vaccinations
Baning Live Exports
Taxing Internet Shopping
Fracking and Coal Seam Gas in Victoria
Increasing CCTV - Surveillance Systems
Super-Trawling in the Ocean (Fishing) - By-Catch, etc.
AFL & Helmets
Rental Properties and Pets
Taser use by Police
Safety and Elderly Drivers
Hostage Situations with Australian Nationals
Restrictions on High Speed Police Chases
Restricting Wind Farms
Women on the Front Line in War Zones
Banning Jumps Race (Horses)
Nuclear Energy in Australia
Armed Officers on Train Stations at Night
Parents using IVF to select the Sex of their Baby
Ethical Consumerism (Fair Trade, etc)
Mandatory Organ Donations
Wage Equality in Sport (the Gender divide)
Police use of Tasers
Foreign Investment in Australia
GST proposed increase
Knights and Dames
Syrian refugees settlement in Australia
Australia's involvement in Middle East
Grand Final Public Holiday
Penalty rates for Hospitality workers
Ethics Vol. 1, 2 & 3 by John K. Roth.: Located @ College Library in the Reference Area.
A comprehensive place to find detail about controversial issues, good use of sub-headings. Highly recommended.
BBC Ethics Guides (UK)
Includes: Drugs & Sport, Animal Ethics, Contraception, Abortion, Capital Punishment, Slavery, Ethics of War, Charity, Forced Marriage, Torture, Honor Crimes, Euthenasia, and more.
AREA OF STUDY 3
Using language to persuade
If your 'Ethical Issue' has been in the media recently (check Google News) you may use this topic. If you want a different topic ... browse these places ...
For Australian Topics ....
For International Topics ....
Year 12 students are reminded that they can only use newspaper/magazines articles and resources from Australian media (media can mean print and eletronic) that are dated from September 2015 onwards for their Oral (Language Analysis: Issue) and the information must be Australian.
Also use the Issues Research tab above to locate appropriate resources
The library has the following print resources available for your oral presentation.
Issues in Society*
Current Social Issues*
Current Environmental Issues*
(Search the catalogue for the above resources) (Items with an asterix* can also be found as pdf documents on the library catalogue)
The Library holds the following newspapers
The Herald Sun
The Bendigo Advertiser
(Newspapers are held in the Resources room. Please ask a library Staff member if you require access to hard copies of the above papers
Spinney Press Issues in Society series are perfect for Issues tasks.They include background information and for and against perspectives.
The series is located in the Reference Area of the College Library.
Search the archives of the programs below for topic ideas or for information on your topic.
ABC Big Ideas Includes talks, lectures, documentaries across a huge range of interesting topics.