Who will help you when the house is on fire?

There's a lot of misinformation spreading on social media about the Australian bushfires. One is that the Green party is to blame for preventing backburning and hazard reduction. This is false. You can read their policy on backburning here. The Australian Greens support hazard reduction burns and backburning to reduce the impact of bushfires when guided by the… Continue reading Who will help you when the house is on fire?

When leadership fails

Australia is the hottest place on Earth right now. Bushfires are raging across the country destroying homes and habitats, smothering cities in smoke, and taking lives - two volunteer firefighters tragically died this week. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister has been holidaying in Hawaii. https://twitter.com/RonniSalt/status/1207813570756395008 Yesterday he realised his mistake and announced he's returning home. https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1207913540406960128… Continue reading When leadership fails

Faith-based leadership and a climate emergency

I was going to write a post about faith-based leadership when I came across this article - Faith without works: Why the Prime Minister's call to pray for rain is offensive It was written by a Pastor and is very good. The author, Byron Smith, writes about a speech the Australian Prime Minister gave last… Continue reading Faith-based leadership and a climate emergency

Australia needs a new gig

January 2019 was Australia's hottest January on record. March was its hottest March on record. February was its 5th hottest February. 2018 was its third hottest year on record. The temperature records are tumbling with no signs of abating and yet Australians yesterday voted for a party who want to build one of the largest… Continue reading Australia needs a new gig