Articles with a Conscience
Surplus Slip Sliding Away
Less than 2 months in & the Federal Government increases deficit by $7 Billion.
AFL tackled over Gay Pride round
Jason Ball, campaigner for the PRIDE ROUND in the AFL with father David Ball.
Veterans and Retirement Village Residents Rip-off
Veterans ripped off by government and councils
Free Offer or CONcept of Free?
FREE - So many freebie on offer but what are consumers sacrificing?
Fence-lines Eco-Kids and Carbon Footprints
Sustainability Street. Creating environmentally aware 'villages' within your immediate communities.
Oh My Word! Media Dreams in Korea.
Featured articles about physical and mental health, environment, social good, wildlife and citizen journalism.
Media Responsibility Peak Oil and Climate Change Explained
Events leading to catastrophic climate change and peak oil. Image by Leo Murray. His short animated film in is the article.
1 The Abbott Government was voted in on the PREMISE of saving Australia from further debt, yet today the Liberal Government announced they have borrowed $7 Billion. Further, they are also legislating to increase the Commonwealth Government debt limit to $500 billion. That […]
2 Acceptance of “DIFFERENCE” is important for any culture to function fairly in a socially inclusive, equitable and non-discriminatory manner. Accepting homosexuality as an integral part of our culture supports the values of Australia as a country. These values are taught daily in our schools – accepting people regardless of colour, race, religion and sexual […]
0 I am annoyed, really annoyed. Actually, as I get older I find I am getting PO’d at a lot of things. Especially issues that affect the elderly or retirees – I am on the way there, being on the better side of 50, so I guess I get a might sensitive to pensioners and […]
0 When King Gillette first started flogging disposable razor blades in the early 20th Century, giving away razors as freebies to generate blade sales, I bet he didn’t realise the marketing phenomenon that still exists over 100 years later. The concept of FREE … The Eternal Freebie. I have to admit, I have a saying “Never knock […]
1 There are so many ‘green’ initiatives that go unheralded but deserve a mention. One of these is Sustainability Street based in Melbourne. There is an old saying “It takes a village to raise a child”. The Sustainability Street Approach (SSA) is about connecting communities and learning from one another. They have manuals and […]
0 Every so often a dreamer is born. They don’t listen to their critics. Single-minded, they will just go out there and follow their dream. After all, aren’t dreams just goals with a face? In this case, the visionary is Oh Yeon-Ho, CEO of Oh My News, the first Citizen Journalism website. Armed with an ambitious set […]
0 Alan Moir – Sydney Morning Herald, 12 July 2008 Every now and then a piece of vision comes your way that says it all. Trying to explain climate change and peak oil, that both keeps your attention and is fact filled, would be quite a feat. Yet Leo Murray does exactly that. He […]
0 Two yearling Australian Fur Seals have made homes at Rye and Sorrento beaches in Victoria. Australian Fur Seals live on local Mornington Peninsula beaches all year. In warmer months some yearling seals may turn up for a couple of days, while others may stay for months. You could call the Mornington Peninsula a training ground […]
1 About 14 years ago I approached a local primary school about establishing an edible garden at the school. The idea was knocked back. I was told it was not feasible & parents would not support it. End of story. Then along came Stephanie Alexander with a similar idea. In 2001, Ms. Alexander started what […]