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Thursday 10 February, 2011
A national disaster we choose to ignore feat Bev Manton A national disaster we choose to ignore feat

Why did Julia Gillard cry in parliament on Tuesday about a natural disaster, then deliver a dry-eyed speech on Wednesday about an enduring human catastrophe?
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Friday 28 January, 2011
Close the gap and other rhetoric feat Larissa Behrendt feat Close the gap and other rhetoric feat

The "closing the gap" approach to policy has been ineffective for two key reasons. Firstly, the individual strategies that are used in different areas too often do not look at what the evidence shows works and, in too many instances, it takes approaches that are in complete contradiction to that.
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Thursday 20 January, 2011
Nationalism and identity in a disaster feat Naomi Fisher Nationalism and identity in a disaster feat

When Anna Bligh and Julia Gillard bring up the hoary old chestnut of nationalism or state identity in the face of death and destruction, they are challenging a spirit of shared humanity.
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Tuesday 16 November, 2010
Reframing the reconciliation agenda feat Kerry Arabena feat Reframing the reconciliation agenda feat

There is a need for an expanded reconciliation agenda because we all have a role and a responsibility to protect the health of ecosystems and all who reside in them.
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