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Publishers and benefactors Tony and Maureen Wheeler receive honours 

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By John Spierings

Congratulations to Tony and Maureen Wheeler, who founded Lonely Planet in 1973, who have been recognised on the Queen’s Birthday 2014 honours list.

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Julia Unwin’s address to the VCOSS Summit: Setting the Agenda

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By John Spierings

VCOSS has highlighted the key policy announcements and ideas presented by Premier of Victoria Dr Denis Napthine, CEO of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Julia Unwin CBE, Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge and others at their 2014 annual summit.

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Australia’s deficit of poverty & inequality 

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By John Spierings

Leading UK anti-poverty researcher, author and policy advocate, Julia Unwin, has arrived in Australia and has begun holding key meetings with governments, business leaders and community groups.

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Jill’s Blog: An important time for Australia’s environment

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By Jill Reichstein

It’s an important time for Australia’s environment, with several recent developments a huge cause for concern.

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