How facing off against the unknown led me to certainty

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Standing at a sheer 1986 metres tall and casting a shadow over the Alpine National Park, Mt Bogong (the local Aboriginal name for the mountain roughly translates to The Big Fella) holds the rugged crown of the highest mountain in Victoria,

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Diggers. Shining a light on our current hardship.

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My grandfather was a Digger – a Navigator for the RAAF in WW2 in New Guinea and the Coral Sea. He saw the best and worst in men, fighting on both sides. He rarely spoke of it, but when I

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This will be a thing. Face masks in the workplace.

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I had never understood face mask wearing in public. To me, face masks indicated a cultural misunderstanding, a weird convention I couldn’t grasp. Were the wearers suggesting our pollution levels were up there with Shanghai’s, were we particularly foul mouthed, or

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Prescience!

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Don’t it always seem to goThat you don’t know what you’ve got til it’s goneThey paved paradiseAnd put up a parking lot. Thanks Joni Mitchell I’m grateful this week. Enormously grateful to our Federal Government for the recently legislated JobKeeper

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From little things… Easter, a time for renewal

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It was while waiting to cross at the lights on Spring Street last week, standing (suitably) apart from a couple on my walk home, when I overheard one say, “Things will really get bad when Bunnings closes.” I wanted to step

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Perspective on pandemic panic requires hope and resilience

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Yes, we indeed live in unprecedented times – but haven’t there always been unprecedented times in human history? There is no room for corona complacency during this current medical and economic crisis. Yet, in spite of cancelled travel, cancelled conferences

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A playlist just for us, right now!

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It’s 11.30am and you’ve checked your news feed one too many times this morning already. We feel your pain, away from work, under financial duress, trying to work out HR and OHS logistics around #WFH (working from home), realising perhaps

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WFH!? How to beat the bogeys on working from home…

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For those of us who haven’t been regularly working from home (WFH) until now, the prospect can be a bit daunting. Whilst the nature of my job means I’m fortunate to be able to work effectively in a digital environment,

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