It looks like a move towards safety for women and children in NT…But while domestic violence is increasing, its refuges for women and children receive about one-third of the average funding for other similar services in NSW, the Orana Far West Women’s Safe Houses Project report says….So, particularly with regard to violence, the intervention and safe houses, what am I missing here and what would you like to add?
Eric Brodrick from Alice Springs has a piece in Crikey this week titled “What’s the Pitjantjatjara word for computer?” His argument boils down to this paragraph: Not being able to speak the major language of a country is a disability… Read More ›
The Lazy Aussie, of The Worst Of Perth has grabbed a screenshot from Perth MRA group the “Men’s Confraternity” today: If you’ve ever read the West letters page, you will often have seen someone called Mark Ward boo hooing about… Read More ›
“Use my picture if it will help” said the woman in this photograph. The babies are twins: the child with the bottle is a girl – she died the next day – but her brother was breastfed and is thriving…. Read More ›
crossposted at LP Last year Paul Norton wrote with some sadness and much asperity “Is David Burchell brain-dead?” Referring to the particular column which prompted the post, Paul contrasted ex-communist Burchell’s stance with the positions taken by anti-communist Robert Manne… Read More ›
Quick hit, because spoons are low, but I don’t see this being discussed anywhere: There are reports that 12-year-old girls with disabilities in rural/remote Aboriginal communities are having implants placed with questionable or non-existent consent procedures, and minimal discussion of… Read More ›