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Fix the family, fix crime

Fix the family, fix crime

Repairing, as best we can, the epidemic of broken homes should be part of youth crime prevention strategies. While no family is perfect, encouraging the conditions in which families can thrive will lessen the incidence of fatherless homes - a known factor in youth...

Camels on the Horizon

Camels on the Horizon

The story is told of the founder of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid, who, when asked about the future of his country replied: “My grandfather rode a camel. My father rode a camel. I drive a Mercedes. My son drives a Land Rover, and my grandson will drive a Land Rover.” “But my...

Individualism is the society killer

Individualism is the society killer

Individualism, an important tenet of modern conservatism and a strongly held belief among those on what is called the centre-right. And it happens to be one of the greatest evils our nation faces.  Quick share links: Individualism is the death of...

Ideas for re-thinking childcare

Ideas for re-thinking childcare

This is a summary of a research paper titled Who Cares? The Real Cost of Childcare which has been prepared for the Alliance for Responsible Citizenship conference in London next week. Imagine a world where money is not a constraint when it comes to...

Solving the trauma most people carry | 23.19

Solving the trauma most people carry | 23.19

One of the biggest questions I'm asked is how to parent children experimenting with harmful ideas. Counsellors Dean & Tania Comerford explain a cutting edge therapy which helps parents be healthier in themselves to respond better to tough situations. Save 20% on...

Is rejection of the family next?

Is rejection of the family next?

There are those who say that to be nationalistic is anti-Christian, because we are part of the people of God, and this is more important than the nation we were born into. This is a half-truth spun into a dangerous lie. About a generation or two...

#013: Marriage Reality

#013: Marriage Reality

Dr David van Gend is a family doctor in Toowoomba and a frequent contributor to national debates on life and family issues. He’s debated bioethical issues on programs such as ABC Lateline, The 7.30 Report and SBS Insight. He’s also the author of the best-selling new book: “Stealing From a Child: the Injustice of ‘Marriage Equality’”.