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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Moustaches are made in Movember

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Millions of men are currently growing and grooming a moustache to raise funds for prostate and testicular cancer and men’s mental health. Jeremy Macvean from Movember says there is still more work to be done.

Redefining growth

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The Group of 20 (G20) is meeting in Brisbane this week to discuss the global economy. William Bourke says we should focus less on the GDP and instead look at real progress indicators like high employment, a diverse economic base and sustainable resource management.

Made in Movember

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Movember is an annual campaign raising funds and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and men’s mental health. Mo Bros grow a moustache for the 30 days of Movember to spark a conversation and raise funds.

Stop violence against women

On 25 November is White Ribbon Day. Australians are invited to send a united social media message to help put a stop to violence against women.

New society to challenge public policy decision-making norms

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The Society for Progress and Wellbeing is a movement where progress and wellbeing considerations will be just as important as financial considerations in decision making. Its Director Andrew Thornton says the Society wants to inspire like-minded people to champion this concepts.

Managing for change - how to make your future brighter, today

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The world around us is constantly changing. Peter Fritz and Brad Howarth have written a book that aims to teach you how to constantly assess the future and develop skills in predicting and managing the forces of change.

Party for a cure with your pet

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This month, the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is raising funds again. The Foundation’s CEO, Carole Renouf, says her dog Nala is playing a central role in the fundraising efforts.

Work and the art of belonging

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Belonging brings feelings of inclusion and safety and is a predictor of mental health. Executive coach Leah Sparkes says it is important to create a sense belonging and connection at work.

Conditions for children in immigration detention don’t improve

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The treatment of children in detention centres has been a political topic of debate for some time. Lauren Odgers says the Government needs to prioritise the physical and emotional wellbeing of children over finances and petition for votes.

On fair food and ‘sustainable intensification’

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It is Fair Food Week, celebrating local farming and food enterprises. Ethical pig farmer and writer Tammi Jonas says to feed Australian farmers and families, we need to produce less for more, not more for less.