Investing in public housing will help the homeless and the economy
Governments looking to stimulate the economy aim to create jobs, boost consumer confidence, support industries, or deliver support to our most vulnerable. Sometimes, there are investments and initiatives that do all of the above.
This year’s theme for World Teachers’ Day is “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future”. To celebrate, meet Gloria Zahra, one of our dedicated teachers at the Berry Street School. She has over 25 years’ experience in the education space and has worked in various school settings.
Berry Street sees concerning increase in family violence during COVID-19
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, frontline services, along with peak bodies and government, have expressed concern about the heightened risk of domestic and family violence during COVID-19. In fact, international experience shows that during periods of lockdown, family violence significantly increases.