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Tony Abbott's Pell eulogy fuels the culture wars

Far from suggesting George Pell made any real lasting contribution to society, Tony Abbott's ...  
George Pell's passing cannot cleanse the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church had an opportunity to honour Pell without attacking survivors. Instead, it has ...  
Banning mobiles in schools to curb bullying a band-aid, not a cure

The South Australian Government has launched a ban on mobile phones in public high schools to curb ...  
Body shaming: Food is not the enemy — food magazines just might be

The wellness industry has infiltrated even food magazines, using food-shaming language while ...  
Blurry new report sheds little light on contentious School Chaplaincy Program

A firm including a senior policy adviser to non-secular PM Scott Morrison has recently evaluated ...  
Equal education for women essential to solving poverty crisis

Former Finnish President Tarja Halonen insists good education and gender equality are crucial to ...  
Tennis star Jelena Dokic's fight against abuse, exploitation and vile trolls

Former tennis star Jelena Dokic once suffered abuse at the hands of her father and was "othered ...  
The 'canonisation' of George Pell

​​​​​​​The groundwork has begun in earnest for the canonisation of formerly accused ...  
#7 TOP IA STORY OF 2022: Anti-vaxxers and the paedophile ring delusion

The conspiracy theory leanings of many of those who oppose vaccinations was detailed by IA's ...  
Blood on our hands: Banksia Hill is failing our children

Suicide and incarceration statistics from Banksia Hill prison highlight a lack of proper rehabi ...  
Australia is betraying its incarcerated children

Urgent reform is overdue to help Australia's children in need of guidance instead of incarcerat ...  
Child sexual abuse: One man's story of trauma and transformation

When a trusted adult abuses a child, the cumulative trauma of decades of silence that often ...  
Labor should have fixed energy crisis already, say Andrews and Hughes

Expect the Liberal Party's "women of calibre", Karen Andrews and Hollie Hughes, to be taking it ...  
Banksia Hill nightmare highlights urgent need for prison reform

Western Australia's Banksia Hill children's prison is an example of a failed rehabilitation system ...  
Cooking with gas: A gaslit toxic health hazard 

Neither clean nor green, it turns out lauded natural gas is a toxic mix of harmful chemicals that ...  
Too often, stigma-based bullying ends in suicide

The national conversation we need to have is of the grimmest reality — suicide is the leading ...  
Anglican Church uses aged care funds to cover child abuse bill

The Anglican Church is using millions of dollars for aged care services to cover historic child ...  
Rising child suicides should alarm all of us

I remember a father who found his son hours after his suicide. The father lay his son down and ...  

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