Inclusion

June 12, 2017
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Residential Aged Care: the aspiration and the reality

As a community we hold views of what residential aged care should look like; our understandings largely driven by a perception shaped in the last century and is perpetuated by […]
April 27, 2017
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Mental Health, Poverty and Housing

Mental health workers have long campaigned to end the stigma associated with mental illness by raising community awareness about mental health. However, while removing the stigma about mental health is […]
September 12, 2016
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Half-Caste – any term making use of the word ‘half’ suggests an incomplete person

The following phrases are some of the terms that have been used to describe people of ‘mixed race’; the terms that are generally considered to be out-dated and offensive. Bi-racial […]
July 16, 2016
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Consultation versus Negotiation in a consumer directed care policy environment

I remember Pat Dodson once saying something like: “Aboriginal people are sick and tired of consultation that leads to no substantive change. We want a real role in decision making, Government needs to […]