Posts in the 'Local Futures' category

‘Daughter Water’ Addressing Gender Pay Gap..

Daughter Water for CEOs uses humour to tackle the ongoing gender pay gap for equal work in Australia. International research shows that shortly after male CEOs become father to a baby daughter, his female staff get a direct

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A Community Kindness App: ‘Help me Help You’

The Helpmehelpyou app is ‘a helping hand within arm’s reach’- a great idea, and free. The app allows carers, parents and sick people to stay in touch. It puts out a call to friends or family for help with

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The Financial Advice Industry? Exercise Care..

Respected business columnist and author, Adele Ferguson, reports that all it takes to qualify as a financial planner is an eight-day diploma known as RG146. After the sector has been shown to be riddled with ‘fraud, forgery and low

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Commending Community Action: Non-Muslims Supporting Muslims

Amid today’s plethora of media thoughts on terrorism in Australia and the world, The Saturday Age reports social researcher Hugh Mackay rejecting the view of some commentators that youth radicalisation here is something dark that we’ve been overlooking. He

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Can Communities Combat ISIL Youth Radicalisation Via Social Media?

After the knife attack in Melbourne and the shooting of Numan Haider we are all asking just what causes the radicalisation of young people born and raised here in Australia.Young Muslims in England have started the #Notinmyname Twitter campaign

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