Leaving care: the argument to raise from 18 to 21

A seminar at my local university, Southern Cross, here on the Gold Coast, where Paul McDonald of Home Stretch speaks about the campaign to support young people in care until they are at least 21. The evidence is there, he says, and is supported by research from Deloitte Access Economics, as well as countries that have… Read More

Another Story Cube resource

I don’t usually go shopping: not outside of bookstores and toyshops. But Christmas is that time of year when it is virtually impossible to resist a visit to the ‘Centre’, that megafactory of brash and undisguised consumerism. Hate it all you like but it’s a magnet that draws even the most resistant of the species.… Read More

The Song Keepers: This Sunday on SBS

If you weren’t able to catch this remarkable documentary The Song Keepers at the cinema, then there’s another opportunity to view it on Sunday [15 July] on SBS at 8.30pm – also OnDemand if you miss it. The film is screening as part of NAIDOC week.  SBS describes the doco as telling ‘…the uplifting story… Read More