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Real progress will only come from strong and respectful relationships

Bullying, gossiping, jealousy and family feuding are critical issues within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has been told by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the country. This lateral violence or ‘internalised colonialism’ will be the central theme of the 2011 Eddie Koiki Mabo lecture Commissioner Gooda will […] … learn more→

Study shows bullying affects both bystanders and target

Maybe it was the hefty eighth-grader pushing the skinny sixth-grader out of a seat on the bus, or perhaps it was a group of cheerleaders making fun of an overweight girl. Most of us can remember witnessing acts of bullying at school. But we may not realize that bullying in schools is detrimental not only […] … learn more→