Mums & Bubs

The Communities for Children Initiative is funded by the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (‘FaHCSIA’) www.fahcsia.gov.au. It is part of the Family Support Program under Family and Children’s Services. This initiative supports early intervention and prevention approaches, with a particular emphasis on children aged birth...

Survey Dynamics

Survey Dynamics is a fresh, innovative and forward moving company with people who are focussed and committed to the task at hand.  We pride ourselves on keeping abreast of current software, survey techniques and equipment to ensure continual company growth and a high quality outcome for our clientele and employees....

IF Foundation to Partner With Tarvydas in Paris Debut

The West AustralianRuth Tarvydas, left, Brendan Parker, Louise Howden-Smith, Simon Stewart and model Gabriel. Picture: Iain Gillespie/The West Australian After almost five decades in the fashion industry, Perth designer Ruth Tarvydas will fulfil a lifelong dream when she makes her Paris debut in July at Paris Fashion Week. For the...

EXPERT GROUPS FORM NATIONAL COLLECTIVE TO BATTLE YOUTH VIOLENCE

  EXPERT GROUPS FORM NATIONAL COLLECTIVE TO BATTLE YOUTH VIOLENCE   Key state-based organisations came together in Canberra yesterday to forge a landmark national collective  to identify best-practice solutions designed to ‘STOP THE PUNCH’ and achieve long-lasting culture change across the Australian community.  National spokesperson, Mr Brett Duncanson said the collective...

Ending violence calls for drastic measures

John Silvester Crime reporter, The Age Digital Illustration: Joe Benke There were no obvious signs the bouncer was about to turn nasty – at least not to the skinny 16-year-old whose sense of awareness (vague at the best of times) was further dulled by an under-age drinking session at a...

Separating Alcohol and Violence

Sydney Morning Herlad SIMON MCGORAM IS AN AUTHORITY ON COCKTAILS, SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND BAR ROOM ANTICS. When was the last time you had too many of these and decided to king-hit someone? Photo: Jessica Shapiro How was your Australia Day? Did it involve a couple beers or a glass of vino, and...

Entering a living hell from just one punch

Aisha Dow January 25, 2014 The Age Robyn Brewin with her son James Macready-Bryan. Seven years after he was king hit, the former Monash University law student has learnt to smile again, but vocal communication is limited. Photo: Jason South Andrew Kaye holds a model of a skull in his hand and...