Author Archives: Graeme Stuart

About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, environmentalist, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace, sustainability.

List of 2019 posts

Here is a list of my blog posts for 2019 and how many views they received. Continue reading

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Blog statistics for 2019 (Transparency report)

Some blog statistics for 2019 including total views and the top posts for the year. Continue reading

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SNUG: retreats connecting families

A brief video and a bit of an overview of SNUG: retreats connection families caring for a child with a rare health condition. Continue reading

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Upcycle Newcastle – video

A short video about Upcycle Newcastle. Continue reading

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Updates to the reading list on asset-based community development

Here are 24 resources I’ve just added to the ever growing reading list on asset-based community development (ACBD) Continue reading

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Some literature on engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities

A collection of articles on engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities Continue reading

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Dear Mister Prime Minister: Are you listening?

Here is the powerful speech given by Alexa Stuart at the Newcastle Global Climate Strike attended by around 10,000 people. Continue reading

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A reading list on family and community engagement

Here is a reading list for an online elective I offer to students at the University of Newcastle about family and community engagement. Continue reading

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Global Climate Strike (Friday 20 September): Everyone is invited, everyone is needed

I’m very pleased that my work place (the Family Action Centre) has endorsed the School Strikers and the Global Climate Strike on Friday 20 September. Here is our statement: The Family Action Centre, University of Newcastle, recognises that families and … Continue reading

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An example of strengths-based engagement

The following is part of a reflection from Vanessa Linden, one of my students in HLSC6105 (Engaging families and communities) as part of her Master of Family Studies at the University of Newcastle. She was happy for me to share … Continue reading

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