Posts in the 'Local Futures' category

The Booing, The Discomfort…Why? What To Do?

I have to agree with James Packer, the booing of Adam Goodes has made me feel uncomfortable and ashamed too. Where are we with this? Waleed Aly’s clear analysis of the booing made sense to me, as did

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Seal Dilemma In SA – Fishing Industry vs Tourism Industry

A breeding boom amongst long-nosed fur seals, also known as new Zealand fur seals, means more than 500 tonnes of fish a day are being ‘chewed through’ according to fishermen in the Coorong/Murray Lakes fishery region. Without a cull the

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Are Pollies Listening? No More ‘Pink Batts Style’ Disasters…

The union warning to Building Ministers at Melbourne forum today:

“As you are aware, 90 per cent of employers in the building trade have reported non-conforming products in their supply chains and this problem is only going to get worse if

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FASES – Can You Help Give Social Enterprise Voice?

Can you help provide insight into Australian social enterprise? FASES (Finding Australia’s Social Enterprise Sector) is investigating the changing scope and needs of our social enterprises. Social Traders and the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) at Swinburne

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Aussie Soccer Initiative For Kenyan Refugee Camp

How wonderful to see a positive Australian initiative towards refugees, with the establishment of the Barefoot to Boots Foundation!

Barefoot To Boots

Here is an Australian project to give football (soccer!) boots, shirts and balls to refugees in …

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