Get up, stand up

My kids come home from school with a Charter of Rights and Responsibilities that we have to sign, and they have to sign and their teacher has to sign. It guides their interactions and standards of behaviour. I initially thought, wow, this is over the top. But then I realised it was really out setting […]

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What’s in a name

A number of years ago, I had a person working with me on secondment who had a strong service policy background. She worked on reviewing the personal hardship grants for us (the financial assistance the State Government provides those people in need of support). She asked me what was the rationale for the grants. I […]

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