Understanding schizophrenia – do what you can do

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At the Schizophrenia Awareness Week comes to an end, Rob Ramjan, CEO of the Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW, urges us all to get to understand the complexity and hopefully be more supportive of people with schizophrenia and their carers.

Silencing democracy – the media and Duncan Storrar

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A group of disabled peoples organisations, not for profits, community leaders, Human Rights lawyers, unions and commentators on civic participation have issued a Statement of Concern about the media treatment of Duncan Storrar after asking a question as an audience member on the ABC television program Q&A. Craig Wallace, President of People with Disability Australia, explains.

Oh crap... we solved the skills crisis!

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Let’s for a moment imagine a future where we finally manage to reverse the seemingly endless decline of STEM enrolments in Australia. Sounds great, doesn’t it? But the National Ambassador at Young ICT Explorers, Greg Miller, explains why this is not enough.

Killing carp in Australia: Genocidal fantasies down under

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Science Minister Christopher Pyne recently announced a plan on how to get rid of European Carp from the Murray Darling Basin using a strain of herpes. Binoy Kampmark says evidence suggests that such a plan will not work.

A plan for Australia’s innovation education

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Global Citizen Leaders (GCL) is an initiative to build innovative education and global relations for young people. As the founder of GCL, Kate Sinclair wants all students in all schools to be able to play their part as engaged and respected citizens.

Re-inserting “community” into Australian Vocational Education and Training

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Leading up to the federal election in July, Australian vocational education (VET) has now entered the political debate. CEO of Community Colleges Australia, Dr Don Perlgut, argues that the most cost-effective VET policy initiative is to reinvigorate the community education providers and build on their capacity.