Category Archives: Social Justice

NAIDOC

I had a fantastic afternoon on Friday, I spent a few hours at Dorrigo High School for their NAIDOC Week celebrations. I was up there with the Port Macquarie ABC Open Producer, Wiriya Sati. We met some incredible people. I … Continue reading

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Gay Rights

I was just watching ‘Are You Being Served‘ the English tv show from the ’70’s. So good. But it made me realise how few steps we’ve taken in terms of Gay Rights in the last 40 years. One of the … Continue reading

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High Tea

I ate everything on this platter… I am project managing the design and construction of a new online hub and portal for 12-25 year olds from Coffs Harbour to Great Lakes on the Mid North Coast of NSW – genwire. … Continue reading

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Our School

Well here we are again, looking at the schools and their achievements on the My Schools website. I’m sad but not at all surprised to see that our school isn’t looking crash hot. In fact they are substantially below average … Continue reading

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Youthie Up Date

In February 2009 a young man called Caleb Jarrett was stabbed to death in my town. There’s a court case going in Coffs Harbour around his death so I won’t go into too many details about it, but it was … Continue reading

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Malawi

I was born in Malawi, a small country in the South East of Africa. Malawi is famous for being the country that Madonna adopted a child from, and then founded a charity for. It is also the tenth poorest country … Continue reading

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Youthie

Our local youth centre is at risk of closing its doors later this year because we just can’t get in the funding. The Youth Centre runs the project I coordinate, 12words. It’s run smoothly by a team of dedicated professionals … Continue reading

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A Bit of Class

I’ve just finished reading D.H Lawrence‘s Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Raunchy and cutting edge, even for now I think. When an author uses the word cunt, they’re trying to make a point of some sort, and they will raise some shackles. … Continue reading

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Uneven Immigration

I’m an immigrant. I was born in Malawi, Central Africa. ┬áMy older sister was the first 3rd generation white person┬áborn in Malawi. I was the second. We left Malawi when I was a small baby and spent a year traveling … Continue reading

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Matt Trudgian

I thought I loved him, I guess it was more of a teen crush, but when he died it took my breath away for months. He once mentioned in passing that he liked camisoles, thought they were classy. I made … Continue reading

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