Once upon a time I thought creative people carried around an unruly tray of paints and drank a lot of red wine whilst swilling around wild ideas. It took me a long time to understand that that stereo-type had been conveniently constructed in my mind […]
A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure of presenting at the Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) conference in Coffs Harbour, NSW Australia.
During the panel on Thursday 17 October we created a toolkit for building community resilience using the Kickstart model as a guide.
When the Regional Australia Institute called for ‘returners’, (that is people who grew up in the country, moved to the big smoke and returned) to participate in a research project I almost jumped down the phone line in anticipation of being part of the project. […]