10th National Apology Day anniversary a chance to reflect and continue healing

Leading South Australian not-for-profit Uniting Communities will lead the annual Apology Day event in Adelaide tomorrow, the 10th anniversary of the National Apology to Australia’s Indigenous people. Honouring the Stolen Generations, this year’s event will begin with a peaceful walk from Tarntanyangga/Victoria Square to Veale Gardens. Committee Chairperson and Uniting Communities’ staff member, Tangi Ngateina,… 

More to abuse than ‘sense of entitlement’

There have been recent discussion about children abusing their parents with expressions of shock and demands for urgent action to support parents. But if we are going to control this problem we are going to work out the root causes of this alarming trend. Please click here for editorial.

Online gambling a growing scourge on society

Around 200 world gambling experts are gathering in Auckland this week, the biggest threat on their minds is now online betting rather than the old bogey, poker machines. Gambling companies are using popular online games to lure young people into new forms of gambling to offset the dwindling popularity of poker machines. Uniting Communities South… 

Interview: Online sports betting

Online sports betting is growing rapidly around the world with the advent of smartphones. It is especially popular in second and third world countries. Mark Henley is from Uniting Communities in South Australia and he will be talking at the International Gambling Conference about sports betting and in particular consumer protection for sports gambling. He… 

Op Ed: Sport integrity under threat

Online Sport Betting Must be Tackled This last week has been a tough week for any dedicated sports fan. There have been recent allegations that up to 16 “top” tennis players have been involved with match fixing while the Guardian newspaper in London has reported: “Two ‘active’ former Test cricketers are believed to be involved…