Category Archives: Community

We can do something: #MITAdonate #JusticeforRefugees

As some of you may have read in the past, my Mum, Margaret regularly travels from Ballarat to visit people seeking asylum at MITA, a detention centre in Broadmeadows. Yesterday, my parents and I joined thousands of people around Australia who walked … Continue reading

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We can do something: #MITAdonate

Community As some of you may have read in the past, my Mum, Margaret regularly travels from Ballarat to visit asylum seekers at MITA, a detention centre in Broadmeadows. After speaking to Mum last night I tweeted a request for … Continue reading

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Between the Devil and The Deep Blue Sea screening: what next?

Community Last night I co-hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.   This powerful documentary looks at the circumstances and decisions that lead someone to become a ‘boat person’. In making this film, … Continue reading

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Budget day, volunteer week and my Mum – updated

My Mum, budget day and volunteer week It is budget day here in Australia.  I’ve decided to write about my Mum, Margaret. I’d love for the budget to make her happy because she’d love a budget that builds rather than … Continue reading

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