Tag Archives: change

Making things (happen)

As a bit of a follow up to last week’s blog post and the power of working with others to create change in the world, I read something that I found interesting and inspiring during the week. On the surface … Continue reading

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Month of Action (including another Butterfly Walk)

November (and it’s immediate surrounding weekends) is known as the Month of Action on Domestic Violence in the city of Onkaparinga. I have taken part in three activities this year, culminating yesterday in the Butterfly Walk, which has featured here … Continue reading

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Respect (in NAIDOC Week)

This week I went to an event put on by the social workers association (AASW) during NAIDOC Week to highlight some of the work that is being done in and by various aboriginal communities. The highlight of the night for … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about change…

  At this time of new year’s resolutions it is common to think about how we want to move on, be different, become more how we dream of being. I do anyway. How do we change, and how do we … Continue reading

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The rewards of community life (a post for Ron)

There is a choir called Australian Voices which ‘sings’ famous speeches by well-known Australians. At the end of the final Q & A program for 2014,they did a version of parts of the speech Noel Pearson made at Gough Whitlam’s funeral. The line that … Continue reading

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An insider’s view of the Flashmob

CHO has been really fortunate for the past few months to have two fantastic social work students, Carly and Elly, on placement with us. Elly took part in the Flash Mob dance that featured on the blog a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Community change at the football

Last night I went to a very moving event at the Port Noarlunga Football Club. Regular readers of this blog (and I mean really regular) might recall an article from September 2013 (!!) about the White Ribbon Round of Football initiated … Continue reading

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