Climate Crisis: Things You Can Do When You Can’t Even

Even if you can’t be there in person on September 20th to protest for action on climate change, there are things you can do.

We will not be able to be there: our family’s disabilities mean hanging out in crowds at the best of times is a bad idea. But even if (like us) you can’t be there in person, there are things you can do to help with the climate strike.

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Homeschool Diary: Democracy and the Rule of Law

 

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There’s a section in the registration document for homeschooling in Victoria that states that we agree that our children:

“will receive regular and efficient instruction …[in]… the principles and practice of Australian¬†democracy, including a commitment to:

  • elected government
  • the rule of law
  • equal rights for all before the law”
Which sounds worthy, important … and to be honest, a little dull. The thing is, I think this stuff is awesome, amazing and full of all the drama, deaths and explosions you would expect from a Hollywood blockbuster.

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