You’d have to be hiding in a bubble not to know domestic violence is a hot topic in Australia right now.
One in five Australian women are affected. 242 more words
OzHarvest, one of Australia’s most ingenious charity organisations, rescues 340,000 kilograms of surplus food every month. That’s right, every four weeks.
Since the charity was founded in 2004, it has managed to turn 11 tonnes of perfectly useable, leftover food products into 33 million meals for homeless, disadvantaged and needy Australians. 107 more words
BILOELA’S BlazeAid team has mended close to 160 kilometers of fencing since the February flood but workers say there is more benefit to volunteering than keeping cattle in paddocks. 203 more words
A friend sent me an article from today’s Times, making the same point I’ve been trying to make for the last few years. Play is a key to getting young kids interested in learning and interacting as part of an inventive, inquisitive group. 437 more words
Ebola virus has caused much damage to societies in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Businesses, economy, education, etc. have suffered. The World Bank and other institutions are still working on a definite number, however it is estimated in October 2014 that the region of West Africa will experience an economic downside of US$25billion. 1,217 more words