Monthly Archives: February 2012
It’s not often that Albie Schultz MP and I see eye to eye, but I totally agree with his sentiment that leadership tussles detract from the role and work of government (Goulburn Post, 22/12/2012). One problem we have in Australia is … Continue reading
Social inclusion means that everyone should have the chance and the choice, to work, to learn, to engage and to have a voice, and to have that voice heard. Continue reading
A new Bill will help ensure that every eligible citizen is registered on the electoral roll. Continue reading
Public Libraries Australia has announced a Grants Program to support public libraries which would find it financially difficult to hold National Year of Reading events or programs. Continue reading
Being able to read is one of the most important tools we have in our social armoury – reading stems loneliness, it creates a sense of belonging, it emboldens people to take action; reading provides motivation, solace, history and adventure.
The fourth anniversary of the National Apology is a reminder of how our nation can come together in efforts to overcome injustices of the past and look to the future, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda said today.