Stephen Hall

July 3, 2014

Misunderstanding Forgiveness

Yesterday champion boxer Danny Green sparred on air with perennial radio jock, Bob Maumill, over comments Maumill had made on air about Rolf Harris. Maumill had suggested that maybe listeners […]
July 2, 2014

Are we building an entrenched underclass of poverty and disadvantage in Australia?

The tone of proposed welfare reform has already been set and tends to classify those Australians in need as an unwelcome burden.  We only need to consider how they were […]
June 28, 2014

Continuing attack on voices of dissent in what was once a civil society

After recently cutting funding to community legal centres (CLCs) the Australian Attorney-General, George Brandis,  now claims that with the limited resources available, funding for legal assistance through CLCs must be confined […]
June 27, 2014

Cutting Dementia Funding

This week the federal government announced it was dumping the special payment for people with dementia in residential aged care from 31 July 2014. This will have a direct impact […]