The Australia We Want - Launch at the National Press Club, 27 Oct 2016
Launched at the National Press Club on 27 October 2016, The Australia We Want, First Report triggered high interest and discussion around Australia.
Rev Tim Costello spoke to ‘Achieving the Australia We Want’ in the Press Club address, and the Report’s release and findings was covered by TV, major news, national and regional radio and online, including:
Canberra Times: ACT ranked first in the Australia We Want report
Adelaide Advertiser: ‘We have to think about how we talk’
Pro Bono Australia: The Australia We Want is Going Backwards
Daily Telegraph: Where has all our kindness gone?
The Advertiser: Where has all our kindness gone?
Sydney Morning Herald: Half of Australian women feel unsafe walking alone at night, report says
The Australian: Welfare report card ‘wake up call for nation’
West Australian: Statistics paint a grim picture of WA life
The Saturday Paper: Fate of the nation
AMPAG News: Is this the Australia We Want?
ABC Radio National: Charity leaders describe ‘the Australia we want
Fran Kelly interviews Tim Costello
The Wire: A snapshot of the Australia we want
Thoughts from leaders of today and tomorrow at the launch of the AusWeWant report:
Brett Williamson, CEO of Volunteering Australia
David Locke, Assistant Commissioner, ACNC
Members of the ACT Youth Coalition
Kate Seselja, Founder, The Hope Project
Michael Thorn, CEO, Foundation of Alcohol Education and Research (FARE)
Twitter reaction on the day:
Incarceration up 6% per year, 1in2 women feel unsafe walking at night, we’re less generous than ever, and 8 people commit suicide every day. https://t.co/7XjQvkKHCk— Omar Sakr (@OmarjSakr) October 27, 2016