“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

March 16, 2018

Disability and Death

The death of Stephen Hawking has brought some amazing tributes and acknowledgements of his life and work ; unfortunately it has lead to some comments in media and social media […]
March 15, 2018
noongar water hole

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 […]
March 6, 2018

The ‘Common Good’, the invisible hand of the market and civil society

The Catholic Church’s understanding of “the common good”, is set out in the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church (2004).  However, the concept of the common good has […]
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 30, 2018

What They Don’t Teach You About Sovereignty, Survival, And Invasion

Two key referendums will need to take place as a part of our future nation-building; one being republic and the other being about Indigenous recognition. As we reflect on our […]

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

Martin Luther King Jr