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Articles by: Moira Byrne Garton

Why I don’t need wilderness

Although I tried to lift myself to the divine, my long walk in the wilderness

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Diversity saves us from bland, monochrome world

“Thank God you’re here, I’m surrounded by NLUs!” A friend related the story of being

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Diversity saves us from bland, monochrome world

On dignity and care: a response to Andrew Denton

Perhaps those who believe their dignity is contingent on independence could reflect on their own

Posted on: March 15, 2016

On dignity and care: a response to Andrew Denton

Asking RU OK could make all the difference

Are you okay? I remember the first time a colleague asked me that question, about

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Asking RU OK could make all the difference

“I never thought this could happen to me”

When I meet someone affected by the lottery of life, how do I look after

Posted on: May 19, 2015

“I never thought this could happen to me”

Moving beyond ignorance through shared stories

Are you one of the six in ten Australians who have never really encountered Aboriginal

Posted on: December 9, 2014

Moving beyond ignorance through shared stories

Having places where you are welcomed and belong

Recent media reports surrounding the circumstances of infant Gammy are heart-rending, writes Moira Byrne Garton.

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Having places where you are welcomed and belong

Religion, politics and the ‘consistent ethic of life’

We should question supposed Christian organisations concerned only with bioethical or so-called moral issues related

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Religion, politics and the ‘consistent ethic of life’

It’s 40 years since White Australia ended

The last vestiges of the White Australia policy were removed on September 17, 1973. Have

Posted on: September 17, 2013

It’s 40 years since White Australia ended

One inclusive Games for all?

It is unfortunate that the Special Olympics do not coincide with the Olympic and Paralympic

Posted on: October 16, 2012

One inclusive Games for all?