Books to share with new dads

Child reading with dad

Father's Day is a very special day on the calendar. We've selected a few beautiful, uplifting and inspiring stories to help you celebrate the wonder and complexity of fatherhood - you might be a new father yourself, or be helping a friend gain confidence in fatherhood, or you might even be a newly minted grandpa! However 'new fatherhood' applies to you, we hope you find something on this list to guide you or make you smile. READ MORE

Books to share with sporty dads

Man hiking

Dads, grandpas and father figures all over Australia are busy. Which is why, when thinking about the perfect gift, you should consider something that gives them their time back. There's always an opportunity to find a new hobby or indulge a special interest. We've put together some of our favourite picks for sporty dads - who knows, maybe he might discover an entirely new sport this Father's Day? READ MORE

A speechwriter’s guide to eulogising Bob Hawke

Bob Hawke - Image credit: ABC
June 21, 2019 Guest Post 0 Comments

We asked Dr Lucinda Holdforth, one of Australia's leading speechwriters and author of Leading Lines, to analyse the way Australians farewelled the former PM. She sees speeches as much more than a string of words nervously addressed to a disengaged crowd, but rather as important communicative devices. In her book on the subject, Lucinda reminds us that democracies rise and fall on the quality of the debates we conduct and the subsequent decisions we make. READ MORE

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