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The coronavirus learning experience

Openness and honesty are leaders’ most important lessons from Covid-19 At the dawn of 2021 Australia basked in the world’s acclaim. We were the object lesson in keeping the dreaded virus at bay. Six months later we have been dramatically … Continue reading

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The dangerous times are upon us

Why climate change mitigation needs to have our government’s utmost attention, even in the midst of a pandemic One more item on a lengthening bad-news list: the World Meteorological Organisation says we can safely assume that at least one of … Continue reading

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A plea to all Australians to “know your country”

A campaign to place a First Nations educator in every Australian primary school would be a game-changer if it got traction. The wondrous 2013 movie Charlie’s Country, which aired on ABC last week, is about rediscovering old Aboriginal ways, and … Continue reading

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