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A picture is worth a thousand words

AUSTRALIAN youth are starting a conversation about sex education through art as part of a new initiative led by the Young Women’s Advisory Group (YWAG).  Titled ‘Platforming Young Artists,’ YWAG called on women and non-binary people under the age of 25 to…

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Age is just a number

AGEISM is the most accepted form of prejudice, according to a new report by the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC). Published on September 14, 2021, ‘What’s age got to do with it? A snapshot of ageism across the Australian Lifespan’ explores the…

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Innovative Aussies spark hope for a dying species

In line with Koala month this September, conservators are ramping up their campaigns to protect our national treasure.  In 2012, the Federal Environmental Minister listed Koala populations in Queensland, New South Whales and Canberra as ‘vulnerable’.  Since then, the 2019-2020 bushfires have…

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Meals on Wheels is still on the road

ON August 25 Australia will celebrate National Meals on Wheels Day. The volunteer-run home delivery service has supported the elderly for over 65 years as an essential piece of social infrastructure, providing meals to community members who are at risk of malnourishment…

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