One Chai Please – AFL Multicultural Festival

Creative statement We do not necessarily need to look to high-end fashion to see inspiration from Asia.  There are many opportunities to do that right here in Melbourne.  Showcasing traditional Asian costumes at mainstream Australian events is a great opportunity to start conversations around identity, traditions and cultural values. It encourages people to ask about[…]

Vale Hon Joan Kirner

Vale Joan Kirner, our 42nd premier who recently sadly died from cancer at the age of 76.  She was also Victoria’s first and only female premier. Joan Kirner became an activist after becoming concerned with large classroom sizes, which motivated her to be politically active.  One of her legacy was overseeing the introduction of the[…]

Australian NFPs Falling Behind in Transparency

Australia will fall further behind China and the US in gathering information about Not for Profit organisations without the charity regulator, the ACNC, argues Not for Profit researcher Wesa Chau. Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews in late January flagged that something akin to the American independent charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, could replace the Australian[…]