Hey Centrelink, have you thought about making your website user friendly

I have a university degree and have worked in social services for more years than I would like to admit. But I can’t for the life of me find the information I need on your website. I often find myself needing to support clients to access your services, and today is no different to any […]

Workplace Bullying…..Perpetrators are lower level managers :0

Yep….. that heading is going to ruffle a few feathers. Lets break this down. Most business entities have some tokenistic bullshit program in place, to show how much they care about their staff. R U Ok? day posters plastered around, maybe even some Worksafe posters, a nice wellbeing morning tea perhaps. If this is your […]

Elder Abuse Campaign was a big F U to carers and the elderly ……. thanks for caring Australian Government

Recently Australians were bombarded with Elder abuse week campaigns. Don’t get me wrong, hurting and neglecting the elderly is bad….very bad. But the thing that got on my goat, was the radio and Tv campaigns of our government. Big brashy headings and lines such as “the government wants top stamp out elder abuse”, “call this […]

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