Inclusion

“Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?”

Desmond Tutu

July 17, 2017
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Dodson to the Senate (prelude)

Pat Dodson was nominated to fill a casual Senate vacancy by the WA Labor Party in 2016 after the resignation of Senator Joe Bullock. This required ratification of a joint […]
June 26, 2017
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What are Australian values?

  The Australian Government wants its future citizens to be aware of “Australian society and values.” So, each eventual citizen has to undergo a test to show their understanding of […]
June 20, 2017
home sweet homeless

What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup

by Cameron Parsell The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than […]
June 14, 2017
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Key issues are complex and inexorably intertwined

Six of the key issues of greatest concern for Aboriginal people are complex and inexorably intertwined – so much so that government, researchers, policy makers, along with Aboriginal leadership seem […]
June 13, 2017

More power to Minister Dutton, What could go wrong?

The purpose of an AAT is to ensure that decisions of the Executive arm of government is exercised within the Rule of Law. New laws to give Peter Dutton more […]
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 […]

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

Martin Luther King Jr