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Fred Hollows Foundation

April 19th, 2012

Hi All, I just had someone at the door from the Fred Hollows foundation. For those that don’t know, Fred Hollows was an ophthalmologist who became known for his work in restoring eyesight for countless thousands of people in Australia and many other countries. It has been estimated that more than one million people in the world can see today […]

The Stolen Generation

January 19th, 2012

(Copyright 2012: Peter Brabyn) Introduction  To understand the Stolen Generation, we first need to look at the conditions that pre-existed this policy and how thought was driven by the governance of the time. Indigenous Australians are believed to have arrived in Australia over 40 000 years ago (Hiscock, 2008). From that time until about 1788 […]

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