Category: Social

Morrison’s accord is WORK-CHOICES 2.0

Irrelevance is the enemy of political leaders, and to avoid sinking to the bottom of the field, they need to keep moving, adapt and make continuous announcements, even when there’s not too much to announce May 30, 2020 – Eddy Jokovich During a crisis, it’s… Continue Reading “Morrison’s accord is WORK-CHOICES 2.0”

Climate explained: why we need to focus on increased consumption as much as population growth

Climate Explained is a collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre to answer your questions about climate change. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, please send it to climate.change@stuff.co.nz Almost every threat to modern humanity… Continue Reading “Climate explained: why we need to focus on increased consumption as much as population growth”

Neocolonialism and geopolitical rivalry in Sri Lanka

The small, beleaguered country is struggling to safeguard its sovereignty, its territorial integrity and its very ecological survival by Asoka Bandarage January 29, 2020 Sri Lanka’s historical narrative has been defined by geopolitical rivalry, external aggression and internal resistance to that aggression. The early… Continue Reading “Neocolonialism and geopolitical rivalry in Sri Lanka”

Ageism, not ageing, is the real burden on our economy

By Geoff Rowe – ADA Australia CEO Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has flagged a need for older people to work longer and learn new skills to avoid becoming an economic burden. But, says Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia CEO Geoff Rowe, older Australians are not… Continue Reading “Ageism, not ageing, is the real burden on our economy”

Just In Time… Baby Boomers Discover A New Way To Retire

Chris Carosa Senior ContributorRetirement I help families/small businesses discover wealth-building strategies. Watch out, Millennials! The OG “Me” generation is nipping at your virtual tails. Yes, that’s right. Baby Boomers have found a new way to retire—by becoming internet entrepreneurs. Not all of them, but… Continue Reading “Just In Time… Baby Boomers Discover A New Way To Retire”

Old dogs can teach you new tricks: 6 benefits of hiring older workers

Six Degrees Executive Older workers are often a forgotten piece of the diversity equation. It’s time to check our age bias and learn to recognise that ability and talent are ageless. Aussies, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, are increasingly working to… Continue Reading “Old dogs can teach you new tricks: 6 benefits of hiring older workers”