Author: Roberta McWhirter

Westend warriors weekend in Coorparoo

ALP members will head from West End to Coorparoo this Saturday night December 14th to determine the ALP candidate for the Griffith byelection. With Glasson’s gladiators already waving inanely from behind their bulging bags of helium across the electorate, the ALP is keen to get out there and be seen. Glasson centered his 2013 campaign on Coorparoo, fielding over a hundred blue shirts every Saturday morning at his headquarters in Old Cleveland Rd. The Greens set up shop in the Green Bar at the Coorparoo Bowls club just around the corner and will hold their Xmas party and campaign...

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Bully-victims suffer for life

A new study has shown that serious illness, struggling to hold down a regular job and poor social relationships are just some of the adverse outcomes in adulthood faced by those exposed to bullying in childhood. It has long been acknowledged that bullying at a young age presents a problem for schools, parents and public policy makers alike. Though children spend more time with their peers than their parents, there is relatively little work done on understanding the impact of these interactions on their life beyond school. The results of this research, published in Psychological Science, highlight the extent...

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