Breaking the Boundaries: Australian activists tell their stories

Breaking the Boundaries: Australian activists tell their stories


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781743054185
Publisher: Wakefield Press, WA
Publication date: 04/18/2016
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Yvonne Allen and Joy Noble; - Sierra Leone to Australia: The long road to action - KHADIJA GBLA; Social media in times of crisis - MEL IRONS; The reluctant activist - JULIAN BURNSIDE; Flying our Aboriginal flag - PHOEBE AND SAVANNAH BRICE; Outward action arising from inward stillness - ADRIAN GLAMORGAN; Pulping the mill - ANNE LAYTON-BENNETT; The full circle - JO VALLENTINE; Coming home to the spirit of the land - GEORGINA WILLIAMS; Is political lobbying out of fashion? - MARGARET REYNOLDS; From workplace to saving the beaches - JIM DOUGLAS; The resilience and 'stickability' of the artist - ANNE RIGGS; Turning ideas into reality in Afghanistan - MATTHIAS TOMCZAK; Doing what I feared the most - JENNY SCOTT; Where volunteering can lead you - JOHN BENNETT; First Footprints in every primary school - MADDISON DAY; A Bolivian journey - TESSA HENWOOD-MITCHELL; A voice for the environment - PETER OWEN; My great big morning teas - MACKENZIE FRANCIS-BROWN; Unfolding projects: Australian and Afghan artists' books - GALI WEISS; If the River Murray Mouth could speak - DIANE BELL; An Indigenous prime minister in our lifetime - ANDREW PENFOLD; Life's unrecognised moral mentors - LORNA HALLAHAN; The business of sex work - DEBORAH McCULLOCH; Politics at the end of life - JULIA ANAF; Building peace through social justice - ANDREW ALCOCK; A life-changing disease motivates and inspires - ELIZA BARTLETT; Corporate dominance versus democracy - SHIRLEY COLLINS; From peak oil to our own garden - MICHAEL DWYER; MADGE takes on the GM industry - FRAN MURRELL; Save the Duck Pond - M. ISABEL STORER; Ordinary people can change the world - CHRIS LOORHAM; A brush with peace - JUDY BLYTH; It's up to us - JAIME YALLUP FARRANT; Locking the farm gates - SARAH MOLES; Kick-starters for tree planting - LOLO HOUBEIN; Long-service leave for activists - BRENDA CONOCHIE; Saving Lake Claremont - a full-time job - HEIDI HARDISTY; A river, a bridge and a struggle - RICHARD OWEN; There is room for everyone in the puzzle - MIA PEPPER; Voices from the Kimberley - JAN LEWIS, FIONA DEAN, DARYL DEAN, ALI BATTEN, LAHEA LEVI; Remembering the Women's Camp at Pine Gap, 1983 - BIFF WARD; Acknowledgements

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