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Tim’s Place (Blog)



Welcome. Come in, sit down, have a chat. I have some thoughts and reflections from 30 years working in an around community development. But I also have thoughts and reflections drawn from the confusing and fascinating experience of being human. So bring your full self in here. The human experience lies beneath, and enriches, the professional. Here, then, is some of what lies beneath.


Most of it seems to grow from one simple question: How can we best be human, together?

The way we talk about things.

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Tim Muirhead

The nature of public debate is getting scary.  No matter what ‘side’ of these debates we sit on, we need […]

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‘Developing Spirit’ – an interview

Posted on February 10, 2017 by Tim Muirhead

I recently attended, and gave a keynote at, the ABCD (Asset Based Community Development) Festival in Goa. A wonderful English […]

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January 26th. Have we no pride?

Posted on January 24, 2017 by Tim Muirhead

What date Australia Day? Truth is, most Australians I’ve spoken to, when pushed, don’t really care about the actual date. […]

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The fight for justice in a multicultural world.

Posted on November 6, 2016 by Tim Muirhead

Bad things happen in the name of Islam. An article that’s been doing the rounds of Facebook highlights Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s courageous […]

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Creating Safer Communities: What can WE do?

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Tim Muirhead

  For most of us, fear is building.  We wonder what can be done, in an increasingly volatile world, to […]

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