Tanya Riches, Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow, has been working with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017. Australia’s national week of celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture often collides with this gathering that draws over 25,000 Christians. This year, the conference had its first ever Acknowledgement of Country led … Continue reading “Tanya Riches worked with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017”
Disabled people have much to give to society. So why is the EHRC considering the abolishment of its Disability Commissioner?
Speaking this week, the Prime Minister welcomed aspects of the new Taylor Review on Modern Work. But if the Government’s aspiration to build a fairer society that unlocks all of its talents is to be realised, her team now needs to do more thinking as to how some workers, to whom the review pays little attention, can be empowered.
This sector deal should address long standing barriers to the participation
of disabled people in the labour market by offering enhanced support and
incentives to employers, training providers and individuals.
Disabled people would have a better chance to find a job if the government did more to support businesses – by abolishing national insurance contributions of disabled workers and providing incentives to hire workers with disability.
The Green family is behind Hobby Lobby, an American chain of arts and crafts stores, that agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts in early July 2017. Before it was known that Hobby Lobby was under federal investigation for its acquisition of antiquities, Professor Candida Moss interviewed Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby.
The Edward Cadbury Centre supported and made possible work placements with civil servants at the Department of Communities and Local Government for two second year students from the Department of Theology and Religion.