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  • Date published: Thursday 20 June 2019

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    Brains flexed. Ideas sputtered to life. New perspectives were born over meal time conversations. This was the flavour of the annual gathering of the Baptist Care Australia family.

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  • Date published: Monday 8 July 2019

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    Our plans for 2019-2021 put the idea that we are stronger and better when we work with others front and centre

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  • Date published: Tuesday 2 April 2019

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    The Prime Minister was heard to say in the lead up to the Budget that he can “afford to spend money”. What you choose to spend that money on says a lot about your values.

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  • Date published: Monday 12 November 2018

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    Last week I gave evidence to the Federal Senate Inquiry into Fundraising, so I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the role of charities and our relationships with governments.

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  • Date published: Monday 27 August 2018

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    The Baptist Care Australia team spent much of last week glued to rolling news coverage and Twitter commentary as the government slowly imploded.

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  • Date published: Wednesday 4 July 2018

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    Reflections on our first Women's Leadership Forum and what Baptist Care organisations are doing in relation to gender equality.

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  • Date published: Thursday 20 June 2019

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    Imagination is the beginning of creation

    Brains flexed. Ideas sputtered to life. New perspectives were born over meal time conversations. This was the flavour of the annual gathering of the Baptist Care Australia family. Read more

  • Date published: Monday 8 July 2019

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    What on earth is ‘purposeful co-creation’?

    Our plans for 2019-2021 put the idea that we are stronger and better when we work with others front and centre Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 2 April 2019

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    "Real money to real people rewarding their effort"

    The Prime Minister was heard to say in the lead up to the Budget that he can “afford to spend money”. What you choose to spend that money on says a lot about your values. Read more

  • Date published: Monday 12 November 2018

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    Sweet charity

    Last week I gave evidence to the Federal Senate Inquiry into Fundraising, so I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the role of charities and our relationships with governments. Read more

  • Date published: Monday 27 August 2018

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    The week the government broke and Australia was remade

    The Baptist Care Australia team spent much of last week glued to rolling news coverage and Twitter commentary as the government slowly imploded. Read more

  • Date published: Wednesday 4 July 2018

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    Women leaders on the rise

    Reflections on our first Women's Leadership Forum and what Baptist Care organisations are doing in relation to gender equality. Read more

  • Date published: Wednesday 9 May 2018

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    Investing in the infrastructure of Australian society

    Physical infrastructure is an important component of a healthy economy, but investing in a strong society was missing from last night's Budget announcements. Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 24 April 2018

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    Working in aged care is a privilege

    “Working in aged care is a privilege,” Donela says. “It’s very special to share the journey with people in this part of their lives." Read more

  • Date published: Monday 11 December 2017

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    What just happened?

    One year ends and another begins. As I write this, I feel both extraordinarily thankful for this year, and full of hope for what’s ahead. It’s time to take a breath, take stock of what 2017 has brought, and reflect on our hopes for the future. Read more

  • Date published: Wednesday 20 September 2017

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    Not everyone starts in the same place

    “People talk a lot about equality, about everyone having equal opportunities. But most people don’t seem to understand that not everyone starts in the same place,” Susanne said. “You need to keep talking about this as loudly as you can,” she urged me, “otherwise people just forget about those who start from a long way behind.” Read more

  • Date published: Thursday 20 July 2017

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    The fruit of fixed gender roles in our churches

    any favours. By us I mean females, the whole body of Christ in the church, and ultimately God’s Kingdom. I have been reflecting on this week’s discussion of Julia Baird’s work for the ABC on domestic violence in church communities. My response to the article was a sinking sense of recognition. Read more

  • Date published: Wednesday 5 July 2017

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    My first Budget

    It's been a good two months now since I experienced the whirlwind that was my first Federal Budget. The Budget’s a pretty big deal in Canberra and I showed up to all sorts of associated events as well as the Budget lockup itself. Read more