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It merely takes good
people to do nothing
for evil to flourish in
the world.
- paraphrased from
Edmund Burke


Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Dr Martin Luther King

The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
(KJV Isaiah 61:1-2)




















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Change of Direction - at last?

For years now the education system in Australia has been one of apartheid as far as funding goes. This has created huge inequities between state and private schools which has led to a vast increase in the number of federally funded private schools with state funded government schools unable to compete. OECD results show that this is having a negative effect on our overall results in education achievement with a growing gap between the well off and the poor. The Gonski review has provided hope that some change might finally happen. Or not!

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Class Size Matters

class size So much rubbish is written about this topic by persons with no qualifications. The voice of the classroom teacher who has to face the realities of each day should be the voice that is heard, especially by parents, but then most of them know this already. It is the politicians who are thick as bricks! Commended is the article by Dr Simpson, a real teacher.

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Self Determination Lost!

no entry It seems that Aboriginal communities in Central Australia are failing to provide hope for the future survival of cultural traditions and community that they were set up for. They remain mendicant to governments and seem unable to make the hard decisions needed for future development in the face of substance abuse, crime and nepotism. (I wrote this in 2001) But then and still now the decisions are not theirs!

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We Are Fighting Back!

ausbuy logo Australia has one of the greatest percentages of foreign ownership in the developed world. Our federal government gives preferred treatment to foreign owned companies. Is it in the national interest to have so much of our economy under foreign control?
Do we need to buy back the farm?

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There are many roads less travelled, unpopular or neglected issues, seeming lost causes, at home and abroad that demand social justice. As with charities it would be impossible to support them all.

But if each person passionately supported one just cause the face of this world would be changed.

This site hopes to highlight a few causes and provide links to many more that you may consider.


To best navigate this site please read the background information.


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