So long and thanks for all the fish
By Mark Bahnisch on July 24, 2011
Winehouse’s struggles will have been compounded by the world she found herself in. Her death should stimulate reflection on how myths surrounding mental illness have a cruel hold over real lives.
By Mark Bahnisch on January 26, 2011
As previewed on this post, LP is sponsoring a fundraiser to assist those affected by the Queensland floods. We specifically went looking for a cause which would target funds to those who are likely to be already disadvantaged, and decided to partner with Lifeline Queensland.
By Kim on August 12, 2010
Crikey published an excellent piece today by Cairns gynaecologist Dr Caroline DeCosta, who worked in Nauru in 2003. Read it here.
By Kim on July 29, 2010
Let’s face it. Everyone’s more interested in discussing leaks and polls than policy in this campaign. Why is this? In part, it’s because of the political theatre of the horse race and the personality contest, and in part because of […]
By Kim on July 13, 2010
Well, Kevin Rudd has had his corflutes printed (and no doubt everyone else has too), you can’t walk around a marginal seat in Queensland without tripping over Christopher Pyne or Julie Bishop, and Julia Gillard is giving the kiddies more […]
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By Kim on July 1, 2010
The political lens has been focused squarely on the government, more or less since the budget way back in May, and the announcement of the RSPT. That’s continued to be the case over the last week with everyone parsing all […]