Posts in the 'Local Futures' category

School Students Tutoring – A Successful Template For Others?

Did you see the Wednesday night Lateline story about Friday Night School in Richmond, inner Melbourne? Private school kids help refugee kids with homework…it’s been twenty years now AND 200 kids turn up to help!

Pleasure In Helping

Everyone, students …

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Work South Of Darwin: Hayes Creek Wayside Inn

Steve Dearing is the owner-operator of the Hayes Creek Wayside Inn – a service station / caravan park / Inn – 150 km south of Darwin. He is looking for some casual staff and writes:

“We are currently looking to

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Broken Democracy? Wrong Method? What Can WE Do?

Q and A comments last night on how insignificant are our tax reform gripes when we look at the truly horrific devastation of everyday lives elsewhere in the world, made me wonder if we are not using the wrong method

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‘Ownership Matters In The Sharing Economy’: A Debate, Carlton 18 Feb

Thursday evening at Melbourne Uni Law School there’ll a debate around defining the ‘Sharing Economy‘, a term associated with companies such as TaskRabbit, AirbnB and Uber, which operate by providing platforms for people to rent-out, or

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Research & Practice Backs Indigenous Control To ‘Close Gap’

Following the 2016 report on the ‘Closing the Gap’ program, it is good to see a well researched article in The Age. Ben Stephens and Matthew Tyle, graduate students at Harvard University, say:

“insanity is doing the same thing over

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