Cultural Heritage

August 30, 2016

Lower Lakes Stockman’s Challenge & Bush Festival 16-18 Sept

The word is spreading about this year’s Lower Lakes Stockmans Challenge and Bush Festival running over the 16th – 18th September in Strathalbyn, 55 kms SE of Adelaide. Chloe Pearce is working hard as Promotions Coordinator – keen for the […]
August 2, 2015

The Booing, The Discomfort…Why? What To Do?

I have to agree with James Packer, the booing of Adam Goodes has made me feel uncomfortable and ashamed too. Where are we with this? Waleed Aly’s clear analysis of the booing made sense to me, as did
March 3, 2015

Celebrate Excellence: Enter The Social Enterprise Awards 2015

The 2015 Australian Social Enterprise Awards presented by Social Traders are now open. With almost 20,000 social enterprises operating across every aspect of the Australian economy, social enterprises are changing the face of our communities. About The Awards Now in […]
September 27, 2014

Commending Community Action: Non-Muslims Supporting Muslims

Amid today’s plethora of media thoughts on terrorism in Australia and the world, The Saturday Age reports social researcher Hugh Mackay rejecting the view of some commentators that youth radicalisation here is something dark that we’ve been overlooking. He believes […]
August 12, 2014

Climate Change, Lack Of Leadership, And A Monster Petition

The Victorian suffragettes of 1891 pressed for voting rights in a ‘Monster Petition’ and today the Victorian Women’s Trust is providing another Monster Petition so Australians can indicate their concern about ‘the almost total lack of national leadership on securing […]
August 10, 2014

Fleurieu Peninsula S A Stockman’s Challenge & Bush Festival

A new Stockman’s Challenge and Bush Festival event – at Strathalbyn (19,20,21 September 2014) on the Fleurieu Peninsula, gateway to the Coorong and Lower Lakes of the Murray – is a NonProfit effort to preserve the cultural heritage of Australian […]
June 21, 2013

Indi Electorate, bankmecu…Change-Makers Are Gathering…

Grassroots people in NE Victoria are gathering to support independent federal candidate Cathy McGowan after a series of ‘kitchen table conversations’ and last Wednesday evening, at bankmecu Melbourne, around 20 people interested in social change enjoyed a glass of wine, […]
May 26, 2013

The Sharehood – Transition Darebin, Melbourne

It’s all happening in Darebin. Read on for info about The Sharehood *Share *Make *Mend. Joanna says: “Celebrate Global Sharing Day with the Sharehood and Transition Darebin. Participate in an afternoon of free making and mending workshops and activities, fruit […]
May 24, 2013

Journey To Recognition Starts Sunday, Fed Square, Melbourne

This Sunday at Fed Square in Melbourne a symbolic walk – The Journey to Recognition – to support recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian constitution will be launched. Meet Michael Long At 9.30 am you can […]
April 29, 2013

Caretakers Wanted – O’Keeffe House, Katherine N.T.

Merriel Lawrie has contacted PWF about the NT National Trust property ‘O’Keeffe House’ in Katherine needing caretakers. The Caretakers’ Position Katherine’s National Trust chapter is seeking an energetic couple with their own van to live on site at O’Keeffe House. […]
April 3, 2013

A Voice For The Region…A-Political Kitchen Table Talks

Twelve Indigo Shire residents in Victoria’s lovely north-east are starting up an incredibly old but also an incredibly new idea – Voice for Indi – kitchen table talks to thrash out grassroots problems from which information can be passed on […]
April 3, 2013

‘Block Lingo’ Helping Redfern Kids Re-Engage With Education

Redfern’s Indigenous kids are re-engaging with education through the inaugural ‘Lingo from the Block’ project – run by NFP Augustinian Volunteers Australia (AVA) and made possible by $8,760 funding from the ‘Yes’ Optus Community Grants program. About ‘Lingo From The […]