Monday, September 20, 2021

OPINION

OPINION

Regain control with the Red Cross Get Prepared App

As people continue to suffer the mental health effects of the pandemic Red Cross is reminding readers there are things they can do now...

Religious Australians call on Scott Morrison to do more on climate

Over six hundred people of faith from around Australia have penned hand-written letters calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to do more to protect...

Catching and spreading kindness – the children show us how

In a recent article in Australian Educational Leader, researchers...

Amazing Grace

“Amazing Grace” is possibly the most popular hymn around...

Covid crisis highlights need for Arts and Creative Industries reform

Across the arts community the impact of Covid-19 is catastrophic. Venues have shut their doors with little or no notice and organisations have been forced to cancel their programs and activities. It's time the Federal Government stepped in with real support.

Are we ‘third world’ in flattening the Covid curve?

Since March 2020, I have experienced six Covid-19 lockdowns...

Rethink Year 12 return – an open letter to the NSW Premier

Since the NSW government’s announcement that HSC students and...

Show us your true faith, Scott

When our prime minister, Scott Morrison, first took office,...

Localisation can help restore the planet

A greater appreciation for Indigenous cultures, a growing desire for connection to community and the natural world, and a shift towards farmers’ markets and community gardens are all indicators of a rising worldwide movement for localisation that is realigning our priorities with our deeper human values, as well as with the needs of the planet.

‘Meditation is our mainstay’

In this world there always have been, always will...

Coercive control checklist could save lives

A Pocket Guide to Relationships, Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control aims to help people understand how you can still be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship even where there is no physical violence. And it can be downloaded FREE in several languages.

Sorry? Then let’s fix it

Apologies are hollow if you keep doing the very...

Faith in friendship

Twenty-four years ago, there was an Active Women’s Exercise...

Help the Bower aid jobless to rebuild

The federal government’s JobKeeper scheme ended on March 28....

Building trust and empathy with the ‘other’

One recent evening I got a lift home with...

‘Women aren’t angry, we’re tired’

It’s a been a heck of a month for...

No need for empty transit buses along Raglan Street

Why the senseless burning of fossil fuels and pollution...

In support of harm minimisation

The Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) in Kings...

A person of faith

Why would anyone choose to be a person of...

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End racism for the good of all

Several recent events can remind us all of racism....

Common values and goals

On the occasion of our 200th issue there is much to celebrate. The SSH is the only community media with a newspaper reporting continuously in the inner southern suburbs.

What’s worrying our young people?

Young people from NSW aged between 15 and 19...

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Christ won’t leave us in a crisis

Christmas celebrations began many years ago by Christian churches...

Give $24FOR24 to support children with cancer

The impact of Covid-19 has hit communities around the...

Who are you?

A quote from author Richard Rohr says: “To become...

The world’s best kept secret – and how to celebrate it

Before Covid-19, the number of people in poverty across the world was steadily declining. Now that trend is being reversed. UnitingWorld’s Cath Taylor says it’s time to act ... and how.

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Be aware of 1.5 metre distance this White Cane Day

On International White Cane Day (October 15), we at...

SEXtember – faithful speak of struggles, pleasure, danger

Speakers from four faith traditions – Buddhist, Islamic, Unitarian/Atheism...

Why eight pages?

If the South Sydney Herald feels a little slimmer in your hands this month, it’s because we’ve (sadly) had to cut the paper back to eight pages.

Mask-wearing can be liberating for women

Whether you choose to wear a mask (to lower...

Is there a future for transport rolling stock manufacture in NSW?

Incendiary comments by the NSW Premier about the capacity...

Support for Redfern Fire Station crew

The NSW government needs to commit to increasing fire...

Housing diversity and affordability in Waterloo

If you want to get an idea of what’s...

September 25 – fund our future not gas

School Strike 4 Climate (SS4C) and SEED Indigenous Youth...

A Buddhist response to Covid-19

This year, the world community has been absorbed in...

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Transforming despair into action

2020 feels, for many, a year of one catastrophe...

‘The body uncurls, the clenched fist opens’

The central teachings of contemplation are relevant for us...

Good news for Carriageworks

EVELEIGH: Carriageworks, Australia’s largest and most significant contemporary multi-arts...

National Pain Week resources help to combat and explain chronic pain

Chronic pain affects over 3.2 million Australians and is...