The term “domestic violence” typically conjures images of physical assaults perpetrated by men against women and children in the home. But beneath the tip of the iceberg of severe violence lie a myriad of other damaging behaviours, including psychological and financial abuse, and emotional manipulation.
The Prime Minister is right: there is a moral aspect to economics, just not in the way he thinks.
Malcolm Turnbull’s recent description of budget management as a ‘moral challenge’ suggests that he is aware of the complex, real world stakes at play.
This article from September 1964 discusses the importance of providing care and a good home to children in need.
“Trimming the fat” of Public Services is not a new topic, this article from April 1971 in the Journal of the Victorian Public Service Association, talks about attacks on the Public Service and the economic capers of Australian politicians.
We have always been told that the keys on our keyboards are placed in the most frequently hit spaces, but this article from the '80s says that is nonsense. Dr August Dvorak explores different key placement theories and claims we will soon see the death of the qwerty keyboard.
From a painfully oblivious tweet — to finger-pointing in a matter of days; Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball demonstrated how 'v easy' it is to pump out propaganda one minute, and blaming the very same staff who did everything within their power to make the infamous online Census possible, the next.
...and it's easy to see why.
From the viewpoint of ordinary Australians, privatisation is a policy that has consistently failed but is remorselessly pushed by the political elite. It is little surprise that voters are turning to populism in response.
In the 1960’s women were earning around 61 cents to every dollar a man made, now the gender pay gap is narrowing, but it is still a long way from equal pay. This is an article from January 1967 by Alma Lutz for the journal “Women Speaking” and reprinted in the Civil Service Journal of 1967.
Cat memes may rule the internet nowadays, but their influence on conversation - and even unionism - predates the interwebs. Our inaugural Rewind takes a look at the lighter side of union-journalism as we revisit an article printed in the CSA Journal in July, 1974; an entire page dedicated to the friendly domestic feline.