Just say YES: An Indigenous Voice to parliament
I've been a long-time advocate for Aboriginal Australians. In this podcast I explain why I support the indignous Voice to Australia's parliament.
What is the meaning of life?
Perhaps it is because I am a church minister, but people often ask me about the meaning of life. I think it might not be the right question.
The monetisation of caring
What happens when caring becomes a welfare profession? I found out when someone in desperate need asked for help.
The power of belonging
Everybody wants to feel a sense of belonging. The challenge is to find it in spite of the differences between us.
Growth at all costs, can it last?
Can the World's economy keep growing, regardless of the impact on natural resources and the environment? Is long-term economic growth
Australia Day 2023 raises questions about fairness
On Australia Day 2023 I will be pondering the good and the bad that is Australia, and wondering if our national day will change.
My Hertford connection
I visited Hertford UK looking for connection or a sense of belonging, guided by the echoes of lost conversations in an old phone box.
Broken dreams in New York City
Amid the crowds of people watching the ball drop on New Year's Eve in New York, I saw something else that haunts my memories.
Is aid failing the World’s poor?
Last year the Worldwide aid budget topped 179-billion US-dollars. It was an all time high, but is it delivering for
Discovering a world of hope this Christmas
This Christmas I will be looking for the signs of hope which I bet are actually all around us, making the world a better place.
Signs of hope everywhere
In spite of all the doom and gloom at the moment, there are real signs of hope in the World. In fact, that hope inspires me.
Pink diamonds and rubbish tips
A rich girl in Australia will get a pink diamond ring while her less fortunate sisters elsewhere in the world will go hungry.