Wednesday 16 May 2018 · News
Ronald Henderson famously chaired a Commission of Inquiry into Poverty in the early 1970’s. Following the release of the Commission’s reports, the ‘Henderson Poverty Line’ became the standard used by researchers to gauge progress in the community.
Saturday 28 Apr 2018 · News
The United Nations recently declared that the world currently faces humanitarian crisis at a scale not seen since the end of World War II. More than 20 million people are facing starvation and famine.
Thursday 12 Apr 2018 · Faith
China’s government last week issued a ban on internet sales of the Bible. Beijing also issued its first white paper on religious freedom in 21 years.
Monday 9 Apr 2018 · Social Justice
The National Geographic Magazine is laying bare their record of misunderstanding race. The iconic magazine has commissioned an unflinching special report into its representations of race over the years.
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Thursday 5 Apr 2018 · Faith
Glenn A Baker shares that whilst African slaves in America’s southern states were subject to incalculable injustice and oppression, that shameful period in history was the source of many music genres.
Tuesday 3 Apr 2018 · Culture
Discussion of crime and punishment inevitably gets heated. Some take the ‘prison is for punishment’ approach, while others highlight the social circumstances and personal difficulties that got people behind bars.
Friday 23 Mar 2018 · Trending
Currently 844,000 people globally are without access to water and Papua New Guinea ranks among the world’s most disadvantaged nations when it comes to access to clean water.
Thursday 22 Feb 2018 · News
Tim Costello and the Alliance for Gambling Reform say donations from the gambling industry to political parties should stop.
Thursday 7 Dec 2017 · Trending
When Open House asked prominent Australian business leader Wendy Simpson about the #metoo phenomenon the result was unexpected.
Wednesday 29 Nov 2017 · Social Justice
What is life like when you have been held in offshore detention for four years, with little to no hope of permanent resettlement?
Sunday 26 Nov 2017 · Christian Living
The result of the marriage survey, with its consequent change to the law, has opened up the question of religious freedom in Australia.
Sunday 12 Nov 2017 · Social Justice
Just days after returning from Bangladesh Rev Tim Costello said that it was “the worst human suffering that I have personally witnessed”.