Women’s opinions matter

I HAD no idea and was horrified that a 10-year-old Australian child could go to jail. In July this year, I wrote my first opinion piece for the Advocate. It was in response to learning the #RaiseTheAge campaign was calling on governments…


Measuring people’s satisfaction with life

AUSTRALIA could soon become a world leader in calculating social value with the publication of a new guidefor Standards Australia, the nation’s peak non-government, not-for-profit standards organisation. Huber Social CEO Georgina Camp, head of the committee writing the new guide, said the…


New threads for new beginnings

ANTHONY Chesler, CEO at Thread Together, said the charity exists to solve two problems with one solution. First is saving landfill and second giving clothing to people. Australian fashion retailers donate excess or end of season new clothing to Thread Together for…


Meals are much more than calories

WORLD Food Day, an initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, aims to tackle and eradicate hunger worldwide, is celebrated globally on October 16. According to a government paper Identifying and responding to food insecurity in Australia released…

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