Social Justice

Jobseekers deserve better

This opinion piece was also published in the Newcastle Herald newspaper. Click to read. In December last year, there were more than 18,000 people in the Hunter region receiving Newstart. Newstart is designed to support people in our community who…

Film: In My Blood It Runs

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Written by Samaritans CEO, Brad Webb From 7 to 14 July, NAIDOC Week will be celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.   Just recently, I was in Melbourne on the land of the Wurundjeri people and had the opportunity…

Celebrating Youth Week

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On 15 March 2019, an estimated 1.4 million school students in over 2000 cities across the world, participated the Global Climate Strike For Future. In the lead up to the day, the students behind the strike – including 16-year-old Swedish…