Of an evening, you will find Max and Bronwyn perched on the veranda of their Fosterton home. Together, they watch the sun’s rays drop below the rolling green hills that surround them on their 40-hectare property.
Limp broccoli, bruised bananas, spoiled meat, or a half-eaten sandwich. Have you ever paused to consider how much food you waste? Data revealed in the Federal Government's National Baseline reports Australians waste, on average, an astonishing 298kg of food per year, per person.
Child abuse and neglect is one of Australia’s most significant social problems. The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) says tens of thousands of children are abused or neglected each year. Now, on the eve of Child Protection Week (6-12 September), it has amped-up its request for the community to help put a stop to it.
Michelle McEntyre has strong aspirations to facilitate human connections that place children’s wellbeing at the fore. And now, as the lead facilitator of the Office of Safeguarding’s (OoSG) newest service, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), she has an opportunity to do just that.