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Revamp your work wardrobe 

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

Brisbane

OzHarvest launches restaurant

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

Sydney

BlazeAid has farmers’ fences and faith standing high in Banana

Not-for-profit

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

Not-for-profit

NY Times on the importance of play in early childhood education

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

Musing

An open letter to BestFriends.org!

An open letter to BestFriends.org!  

Best friends is an animal welfare society that to helped pioneer the no-kill movement. They help homeless pets around the country by supporting no kill initiatives, spay and neuter programs and rescue organizations among other things. 397 more words

Animal Rescue

Give $5 save an animal’s life

What $5 means to us. You might have $5 in change in your couch cushions

or you might pay more you for latte. Can $5 really make a difference. 127 more words

Animal Rescue