The hidden powers blocking social change
Social Justice

The hidden powers blocking social change

To make social change we must understand the powers that are preventing change from happening – the powers that are frequently hidden and protect an unjust, inequitable status quo. So, what does power look like and how is it wielded? Sometimes it is about people who affect others directly by using rewards, coercion, charisma, expert […]

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Is the date Australia Day is held on the real question to be asked on 26 January?
Social Justice

Is the date Australia Day is held on the real question to be asked on 26 January?

Luke Pearson (a Gamilaroi man) says, “it is not enough to just change the date as if the only problem with modern-day Australia, or its history, is the date on which we were holding our national celebration”. Perhaps the real question we should be asking is “What sort of Australia do we want to live in and […]

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Fundraising is not about money
Fundraising

Fundraising is not about money

Fundraising’s primary goal is not to raise money but to assist in bringing about equity and justice. If something brings in large amounts of money but fails to increase equity and justice in the short or long term, then fundraising is not doing its job, no matter how many other KPIs may have been met. […]

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Join #GenerationRestoration
Social Justice

Join #GenerationRestoration

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5, to remind humans that we are not alone on this planet but we only live as part of a huge biological ecosystem and are not separate from the environment we live in. This year, World Environment Day is dedicated to the protection and revival of […]

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International Mother Earth Day – we are all interconnected
Social Justice

International Mother Earth Day – we are all interconnected

Since the industrial revolution, Nature has basically been treated as a commodity that exists largely for the benefit of people. However, we need to recognise that the rapid environmental degradation we are all experiencing is the result of unsustainable consumption and production patterns which have led to adverse consequences for both the Earth and the […]

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