Stephen Hall

May 11, 2015

Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

The latest Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (released on 19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and […]
April 23, 2015
Charlie truelove

ANZAC Day: a faith event?

This picture is above my desk at work; it was taken in Melbourne in around 1900. The man is my great grandfather, Charles Truelove, and two of the boys are […]
April 21, 2015
MH heads

Mental Health Reform: action and resources needed now…

Baptistcare (WA) welcomes the release of the National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services, and we urge bi-partisan support for the call from Mental Health Australia […]
April 2, 2015
Reclaim the common good

Whatever Happened to the “Common Good”?

There is a great divide between our beliefs, our ideals, and reality. Yesterday’s paper reported big business in Australia took $25 billion in tax relief during 2014; this is enough […]