Health

October 9, 2013

The strong winds of change in Aged Care….

Aged care services work well without people generally paying it much attention.  Occasionally, an issue achieves some coverage in the media, but mostly, services to our elderly Australians are provided […]
October 31, 2013

When did we lose sight of justice and instead settle for a few rights?

Arandhati Roy, one of my favourite authors wrote in one of her books ‘when did we lose sight of justice and instead settle for rights?’  It is a really good […]
January 8, 2014

Trade talks likely to impact on cost of medicines for our elders and most vulnerable

The cost of medicines could be impacted by the current talks on the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), which met recently in Singapore.  The contents of the discussions between the […]
June 5, 2014

Outrage and sorrow at the punishment meted out for children locked up in detention.

Over a dozen of us Western Australians stood outside Federal Parliament today in Canberra, to protest at the 1034 children locked up in our name by our Government in breach […]
June 17, 2015

The ‘Closing the Gap’ myth

I have become increasingly worried over the last few days as we have had more disturbing news about the health, place and progress of our indigenous community in Australia. The […]