Next time you're revolted by the latest Shane-event, perhaps the revulsion might remind you that as custodians of the broader culture, we, the watching world are part of the problem.
Should we re-evaluate our existing public holidays, to consider abolishing some and introducing other more worthy public holidays for significant events.
A new research report from Women's Forum Australia,
Adoption Rethink, highlights the situation of vulnerable children living in care in Australia, calling for action to address what is turning into a crisis.
Abbott appears more interested in reintroducing knighthoods than re-engineering Australia for the twenty first century to ensure future prosperity for all, as distinct to a select few, Australians.
Only a miniscule minority who are currently grieving ever met the man, let alone knew him well.
Hitting the targets and finding capable and qualified women to fill leadership roles just isn't hard for me and my network.
Such women were defined as harboring destructive attitudes toward their own children (and children in general) and accused, in essence, of downplaying the moral gravitas of parenting.
Even the Google landing page, the online world's most militantly uncluttered site, displayed his commemorative image of a bat leaning against a wall, casting its melancholy shadow.
This means that we can plan for 2015 to be a better year, but, as in all things, success happens when we face and plan to overcome obstacles.
The elephant-in-the-room in all current discussions of immigration is the question of 'open borders'.
It is the capacity for intimate relationships that predicted flourishing in all aspects of men's lives.
This week Gail Kelly has announced her retirement from leading Westpac, and in doing so the ASX has become that little bit more male.