• Agile Business Management: Adaptability for Sustainable Business Growth

    Evan Leybourn     |      October 22, 2013

    By embracing technological and cultural change as it happens, an agile manager can deliver sustainable business growth. Evan Leybourn explains the potential of agile business management.

  • Australian Multiculturalism – cherish it, build on it

    Klaas Woldring     |      October 21, 2013

    Australia was originally successful in developing an acceptable way of integrating immigrants from non-English speaking backgrounds. Klaas Woldring wonders why today our political and electoral system doesn’t reflect the composition and values of our society.

  • How Australian Universities differ to those in Brazil

    Denise Frizzo     |      October 7, 2013

    International students have many things they need to adapt to when studying in Australia. Denise Frizzo, Brazilian PhD candidate at Swinburne University, shares how the Australian system has a different sense of responsibility placed on students.

  • Why I am a boat person

    Shane Conroy     |      October 4, 2013

    "Boat Person" has become a sinister term in recent times. Shane Conroy invites you to join a visual petition by uploading a "selfie", holding an ‘I Am A Boat Person’ sign, to his campaign website.

  • NAIDOC Week at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

    Amanda Peacock     |      July 9, 2013

    The celebrations of NAIDOC week continue with art exhibitions, artist talks and school holiday workshops. Amanda Peacock from the Art Gallery of New South Wales provides some historical background about the Yirrkala Bark Petitions.

  • NAIDOC week – celebrating our community achievements

    April Long     |      July 7, 2013

    In NAIDOC week Australia recognises the unique cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. April Long from the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence is organising a community event that is all about celebrating our community achievements together.

  • Celebrate NAIDOC week

    Open Forum     |      July 1, 2013

    It’s NAIDOC week from 7 to 14 July. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. It is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions of Indigenous Australians in various fields.

  • A Canadian’s Guide to Canada Day

    Laura Ballantyne     |      June 30, 2013

    The national day of Canada is celebrated every year on 1 July. Laura Ballantyne, a Canadian living abroad, provides an overview of all things Canadian – eh to z.

  • Have we got a story for you!

    Open Forum     |      May 6, 2013

    The Sydney Writers Festival 2013 takes places on 20 to 26 May 2013. It is an annual literary festival that includes author talks, conversations, film screenings, panels, readings, workshops and various events for children.

  • Photographic Competition

    Open Forum     |      May 6, 2013

    The Do Something Near You organisation invites everyone to embrace their creative urges and help celebrate volunteers. Do Something Near you is holding a photo competition that aims to influence Australians to explore, engage, and empower change through volunteering in their local communities.

  • Easter is messing with our heads

    Anne Wilkinson-Hayes     |      March 27, 2013

    As chocolate-lovers around the country gear up for the Easter long weekend, Baptist Minister and World Vision Christian Commitments Co-ordinator, Anne Wilkinson-Hayes, explains the true meaning behind this religious tradition.

  • Harmony Day: Many Stories – One Australia

    Senator Kate Lundy     |      March 20, 2013

    On Harmony Day, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Kate Lundy, explains the genesis of the initiative and shares how this year’s theme celebrates Australia’s diversity.