NEWS ARCHIVE

Conflict in the Classroom


How to help children navigate appropriate social behaviour at an age when they are experimenting with boundaries. By Elise Hawthorne ...

Because it’s Cool to be Kind


Elise Hawthorne: A Google search defines kindness as “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate”, which sounds easy enough ...

A Conscious Club – Sounds Perfect


Elise Hawthorne: ‘It takes a community to change the world’, wise words that are part of the Conscious Club ethos. ...

An Inspiring Man on an Inspiring Mission


Elise Hawthorne: Australian ultra-marathon runner Pat Farmer is a thinker and a doer, all the best men are. His life ...

Jerry Seinfeld 25 Years On


Elise Hawthorne: I must have seen every Seinfeld episode at least twice and they still make me laugh out loud. ...

Charlie’s Country – Another World


Elise Hawthorne: Charlie’s Country, Rolf de Heer’s latest work is a film that cements the acting talent of the remarkable ...

Funny, Giving, Smart, Talented – Ms Bianca Dye


Elise Hawthorne: I first met the delightful Bianca Dye many years ago when we worked together trying to save endangered ...

Peter Griffen – One Very Gifted Artist


Elise Hawthorne: I love to know what lurks inside the minds of artists whom I admire, to understand their motivation, ...

School Students Unique Journey of Service


Elise Hawthorne: When I think about what a typical 11 or 12 year old might be doing in their school ...

Go From Hot Mess to Hot Mama


Elise Hawthorne: What Dijanna Mulhearn doesn’t know about fashion, one probably doesn’t need to know. Every now and then I ...

Love Is All You Need


Elise Hawthorne: This week is Foster Care Week, which has given me the opportunity to speak to a variety of ...