As adults, it is our privilege and responsibility to teach our children about the world and the way in which it works. Some lessons seem to come more naturally than others. “Don’t touch the hotplate” and “look before you cross the road” balance readily on the tips of our tongues.
Only two things are certain in life - and taxes are one of them!
Come July each year, people across Australia are scrambling to lodge their tax returns. Although the Australian Tax Office (ATO) provides a quick guide to the offsets you can claim on their website, it can be a puzzle trying to piece together all the different deductions and benefits you might be entitled to.
Golf is a wonderfully social sport for people of virtually all ages and physical abilities. One of the core aspects of the sport is its unique handicapping system, which is a calculated measure of players' individual abilities to compete on equitable terms. This system has, in turn, leant itself to the development of adapted golf for players with disabilities.
The words we use in everyday conversation have the undeniable ability to either empower or oppress others. If we use positive words to describe people, we can help to foster their sense of pride, identity, and purpose. But, if we use derogatory words, like ableist slurs, we can cause the opposite effect even if we do not mean to.
Parks are the centre-point of our local communities. They’re often our go-to venues for birthday parties, get-togethers, BBQs, and sunny Saturday afternoons, so it’s important that they are inclusive to all of our family members.