Friday, 21 September 2018

Remembering the Apology

The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council is marking the fourth anniversary of the Australian Government’s Apology to the Stolen Generations by calling on the Government to reverse its roll-out of damaging policies such as Compulsory Income Management  and the School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM). Chief Executive, Dr …

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Transcript from Understanding Mental Illness DVD, Anxiety Disorders, Introduction, Video 8 of 18

Common manifestations of anxiety disorders include generalised anxiety, panic attacks and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). These can be debilitating disorders but there are also many anxiety alleviating strategies that significantly improve people’s quality of life. httpv://youtu.be/pSODBlU_E50 PROFESSOR GORDON PARKER (Executive Director at The Black Dog Institute): There are a number …

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On the side of the precariat

By Dr John Falzon – Nearly 10 years ago I wrote an article for The Record that began with the famous lines of Henry Lawson from his poem, Faces in the street: “They lie, the men who tell us in a loud decisive tone That want is here a stranger, and …

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Taking a walk in other people’s shoes

By Leanne Prichard – On Friday 5th  August, as part of Catholic Education Week, students and staff of the Huntingfield campus of St Aloysius Catholic College in Hobart had the opportunity to step into the shoes of those less fortunate by participating in a number of activities and taking on a …

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