Is this what it means to be Christian?
After 30 plus years as a humble community worker I cannot yet understand why we choose to walk past the tragedy wrought by intergenerational trauma, but we will fund a rich man to help him fight a legal dispute about a job.
The Announcement today that GoFundMe closed Israel Folau’s GoFundMe page has left me feeling confused. We should respect his right to express his religious beliefs, Australia is a democratic society I feel I must defend his right to hold those beliefs and to practice his faith. I do not understand why people would donate to fight a contract dispute?
Located just a short distance south of Adelaide River, Mt Bundy Station has long been a favourite place to visit for Territorians and tourists alike. The property, which has been on the market since 2012, has also sparked the imagination of one Darwin-based NGO dedicated to making a positive difference in the area of youth diversion and ultimately, the wider Territory community.
Reports this week of an Indigenous boy with a disability held naked for days in a Brisbane police cell have once again raised the issue of how best to treat our most vulnerable young offenders, and the impact of their incarceration.
These impacts are long-term and stark, affecting both young people’s mental health and the course of their lives. Indigenous children and those with a disability are among children particularly at risk of the impacts of incarceration.
NEW Top End mental health service designed to put at risk children in front of a psychologist within 24 hours will save lives, according to its founder.