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Keeping Children Safe from Bullying

Keeping children safe from bullying conference An important conference last week initiated by government to help identify ways forward. Ann-Marie Hayes (ED Early Years & Child Develoment) opened the conference, 960 delegates 1st day, 2nd day designed to take out input from the 1st days important sessions. Around 60 people attended with 30 facilitators to…

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A personal story – through inaction severe bullying!

Bullying through lack of connection; through the self-fulfilling prophecy – “this boy is not academic”. I proved that, my parents expected and accepted that, as I did. I wrote to private school headmasters and interviewed them personally: “I am writing to give you a glimpse at something you no doubt have knowledge of but from…

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Farmers – as part of our defence force!

NATIONAL ALERT- A thought for our national/state politicians and everyone! We as a country finance a National parliament (or two), state parliaments, thousands of local government bodies, numerous government bodies, even indeed, police to make sure banks don’t cheat! Can you believe that- it does seem necessary though – shame! Navy, Army and Air Force,…

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Recruitment isn’t an easy task – it’s not a task at all!

When one considers how important the people of a business are, then the business of bringing new people on board is complex. Not to be handled lightly, quickly, without recruitment experience. Recruiters should have real life experience and not rely on academic qualifications alone. Street smarts are an important part of the recruitment process. Rex…

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Rex, the speaker

Testimonial – Rex Buckingham We recently engaged Rex Buckingham as one of two speakers to present to our group of Master Electrician Members at a Branch Meeting Event. We choose Rex for a number of reasons, the main being for his known ability to engage with an audience and express his message clearly, and he…

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SafeWork again today 26.6.18

More about behaviours that don’t seem to match community or business needs in the paper today. The shocking thing is that these SafeWork people are n fact people. They want to do a good job but is the organisation supporting them. They heed skills, they need to feel safe themselves – safe from repercussions, safe…

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SafeWork – needs a lot of work!

When Marie Boland left, as I understand it, a decision was made to virtually move the two departments across – that is officers who once were in compliance were moved to the other area and vice versa. This effectively meant that built up experience was lost, the officers were put under stress and outcomes were…

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From today – 1.6.18

This was from the Advertiser last Tuesday Top doctor, claims multiple counts of bullying. Always two (or three or four…) sides to a story BUT, not unbelievable? But, I was recently told by a very high up bureaucrat in Health, “there is no bullying here!” So I guess this doctor is telling fibs, just sour grapes. ummm…

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Sad stories

Is there learning in Leadership happening? Do you know of other similar stories; is this still happening? -June 25, 2016 8:30pm premium_iconSubscriber only denotes comment by LeadershipThinking.Acedemy Shane Crawford will never forget the night he saw Ben Cousins after West Coast’s 2006 premiership “WE’VE got a massive problem here.” I was sitting in the West Coast…

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