Posts Tagged 'power'

Power and democracy

Power and influence over your environment are important democratic rights for all people. The concept of having your say and being heard are issues that are fought over frequently. People who are vulnerable or disadvantaged in our society are less likely to have a voice, due to the barriers created by our inequitable environmental, political and social structures. Young people are often overlooked or excluded due to false assumptions that they do not have the ideas and maturity to contribute to important debates.

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Create a Better State is all about South Australia and you. It's about the things that underpin the social fabric of our state and how you can make a difference when the State election rolls around in March 2010. We're not party-political and we're not going to tell you how to vote...we just ask you to do it thoughtfully. And on this website there are some tools and tips to help you do that.

What we’re saying (updates from Twitter)

  • 1/2 of us will experience a mental illness in our lifetime. That's why we need a strong mental health plan this ele… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 11 hours ago
  • RT @ACOSS: The proposed Welfare 'Reform' Bill also includes a number of other harsh cuts to social security for people on low incomes – eg.… 12 hours ago
  • RT @ACOSS: When parents are forced to make spending choices about feeding themselves or their children, things must change. News Corp repor… 12 hours ago