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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?

Lighting Candles – Challenging the dominant paradigms

Posted on May 9, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

Alison Dalziel asked me a question in relation to my little piece on community-friendly working conditions : “Were you thinking […]

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Australian Reflections – for better and worse

Posted on May 4, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

Australia Day, 2014. Early morning at Donnelly River. Wanting to feel proud on our national day, but unable to connect […]

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Public Safety: A Submission re Racial Discrimination Act

Posted on April 29, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

The focus of many, in relation to the proposed amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act has been on the feelings […]

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Religious Dialogue – joining together; going deeper

Posted on April 15, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

(This is an extract of a paper delivered, originally, at an Annual WACOSS Conference). I have written and spoken, for […]

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On community-friendly working conditions.

Posted on April 15, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

There is, at present, a lot of discussion about penalty rates, led by the Productivity Commission.  And it occurred to […]

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