#burningplatformforclimatechange Part One: The Burning Platform for Climate Change. Australia has literally become the burning platform for climate change. Our catastrophic raging fires are front and centre internationally. I’ve read perspectives from The New York Times (US), The BBC world news (UK), Le Monde (Fr), and DeutscheWelle (Ger) and the perspectives are similar. Whilst they…

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#globalcompassion Hey there, its Lisa here one of the creators and editors from the Compassionate Press. If you have landed here from our intro video – welcome to the team – we need people like you – people who want to make a difference in the world and are looking for a way to do…

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You may remember a while ago, back in March, the massacre in Christchurch both shook the world as much as it divided it. It was distressing to watch from afar, let alone being involved in it. Whilst many criticise the growing obsession with social media, I find that one of the enormous positives is the…

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#compassionrevolution I’m sitting in a large conference room in Melbourne. There are many, many circular tables full of people, and as I look around I realise I don’t know anyone, apart from my husband sitting next to me. And its the first conference we’ve ever been to together. There’s a hum in the room of…

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#letsendhomelessness Working to end street homelessness in Adelaide “Speaking at the 2016 Conference, former Adelaide Thinker in Residence, Rosanne Haggerty, outlined how she viewed homelessness as a solvable problem that Adelaide is uniquely placed to solve. Rosanne issued a challenge to put in place a plan to end street homelessness and organisations from across the…

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The theme art for this website (see the texture down the left hand side of the front page) was my expression of what compassion meant to me, painted in impasto which offers thick, glorious texture. Here’s an explanationPink is the colour of compassion and cues the soft colour palette of the artwork.  The green represents…

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