"History is formed by the people, those who have power and those without power. Each one of us makes history."

Anselm Kiefer

March 15, 2018
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Duxton Declaration: A Statement of Commitment re Mental Health, Housing and Homelessness

The measure of a society is in how it responds to its dispossessed: to those among us who have lost their purchase on the good life, the benefits of a […]
March 6, 2018
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Advocacy versus Activism: What is the difference?

This is partly autobiographical in that I am seeking to understand how I have moved from being an activist to an advocate, what that means,  and when is it appropriate […]
January 31, 2018
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The Need for a National Aboriginal Housing Policy and Advocacy Organisation

There is a massive need for a coordinated approach to Aboriginal housing policy development and advocacy in the community sector, this has become particularly apparent in relation to the future […]
January 15, 2018

Families and homelessness

Families experiencing homelessness is a growing social problem. Service providers in communities across the country are seeing more families living in caravan parks, on the streets, in cars, and in […]
December 19, 2017
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The burning issue of the Christian church, land and wealth

Land and wealth are always a vexing issue for the church. Where that wealth and land comes from is highly problematic in places like Australia. The value of the portfolio […]
December 14, 2017
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Indigenous Homelessness Figures Shame the Nation

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report on Specialist Homelessness Services 2016-17 found that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ‘continue to be over-represented in both the national homeless […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr