"Hi Barb, sorry about that and I still like the words!
I am beginning to understand in fact that any poet who put words to paper open themselves to being understood as well as misunderstood. But the words allow the reader the…"
" Michaela, thanks for the reply. It is indeed good news, but now we have both sides of the Government conspiring to bypass the High Court and legislate to allow offshore processing. I have sent an email, via my federal member Mr Mike Symon, to…"
"Good news, the High Court Challenge deemed the policy illegal. This has definately posed problems for the government but a good ruling I think.
I agree with Craig, we are a big lucky country, even still in these difficult economic…"
"I wonder how many people really have goals? I mean, not just obtaining 'wants', but real life goals that will help them grow within themselves and encourage others to grow. I suppose even thinking about it, is the first step, but it is not…"
"Friends, we have finally got our tanks connected to out toilet cisterns so we now flush with rainwater. Our electricity supplier owes us money as our solar power production is working well! Our chickens supply all our eggs and our vege garden is…"
"Becki, sorry for the delay, I can't find a good link, but the asylum seeker off-shore solution of the current Government is being challenged in the High Court in Australia. I will post the result when it is handed down. Craig"
"The words Jack writes are full of life
that speak of words unsaid.
So to the poets we ask a lot
to bring to life words dead.
Not just the poet, but to those
who read these word with care,
we leave you with our thoughts so free
As a member, albeit a new one, I am seriously concerned at how the Australian Government is treating Asylum Seekers. Despite a concerted effort to denigrate their status as illegal, they are not under International Law that Australia has signed up to. We, as the Inclusion Network, need to embrace our own legal presumption of innocence, and allow a more humane approach to dealing with people who have risked everything, including their own lives to escape ethnic, religious and political…See More
"Becki, good questions, but as a new member to the Network, I'm not sure yet what I want to get out of it. I have two daughters (I actually have six daughters) with significant disabilities. One (15 yo) has CP and totally dependent for all…"
"Peter, I am new to the network and your question is an interesting one. Living in community, inclusively and intentionally, requires acceptance and respect for each person in that community regardless of their physical and mental abilities and…"