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International Women’s Day Dinner at Sparkke on Whitmore Square

The guest speaker this year will be Nikki Sullivan, curator of the Migration Museum in Adelaide. In a former life, she was Associate Professor of Critical and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University. Nikki will be talking about the early suffragists movement to celebrate the passing …

Parenting Leave for fathers – the conversation Australia needs to have

Just one in 20 Australian fathers take primary parental leave according to Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2017. The key drivers of stay-at-work fathers may be the result of gender pay gap difference where women earn less making it unaffordable for a family; or, where …

What these teachers really want from parents

These thought provoking articles by Gabbie Stroud, a freelance writer with over 20 years’ experience, in education may ring true to teachers, ESOs and parents alike. The new school year starts and parents come to school with a freshness amid hope they can reclaim their …

Meet Ruby. Woodcroft College Therapy Dog.

Written by her owner/carer/trainer, Sheralyn Gilbertson Ruby (full name – Rubidium Starrh Gilbertson) was a Christmas present for me in 2017. Even as a puppy, Ruby showed just how much she was drawn to people – especially children. Ruby has undertaken a lot of obedience …

Pets, therapy and schools

  On February 20, ‘National Love Your Pet Day’, people were encouraged to consider the many benefits of their pets and treat them to something special. Studies have shown that sharing your life with a pet has been associated with decreased risk in key health …