The decision by the City of Fremantle to dispense with the customary Australia Day festivities on January 26 has garnered national attention. Following the urging of local Indigenous leaders, the council recently announced it would shift the celebrations by two days to January 28.
In this Rewind article from January 1962, The Civil Service Association introduced legislation to amend Part 10 of the Industrial Arbitration Act. It was accepted during Parliament after a request to amend the definition of "Government Officer".
Let's start by getting 'adversaries' to listen to one another
The author and activist Naomi Klein is currently on an Australian book tour, bringing us the terrifying message that climate change “changes everything”.
Behaviour change programs for domestically violent men are designed to address abusive and violent behaviour. Unlike anger management programs, the focus is on changing the perpetrator’s desire to control his partner by targeting his attitudes and behaviours.
The government will still put legislation for a February 11 same-sex marriage plebiscite to the Senate, despite Labor’s confirmation it will oppose the bill.
This piece featuring in the Civil Service Journal of 1954 shows us how far we have come in medicine, as the first X-ray machine to scan the brain is unveiled to Members.
The term “domestic violence” typically conjures images of physical assaults perpetrated by men against women and children in the home. But beneath the tip of the iceberg of severe violence lie a myriad of other damaging behaviours, including psychological and financial abuse, and emotional manipulation.
The Prime Minister is right: there is a moral aspect to economics, just not in the way he thinks.
Malcolm Turnbull’s recent description of budget management as a ‘moral challenge’ suggests that he is aware of the complex, real world stakes at play.