Marcus Corowa: Who Is Closing the Gap?

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Marcus Corowa (Supplied)

Aboriginal and South Sea Islander Entertainer, Marcus Corowa has written a moving and powerful article for NITV discusses Closing the Gap, Harmony Day and the proposed changes to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

Marcus has just finished performing in the Adelaide Festival season of The Secret River, a Sydney Theatre Company production. Marcus will soon take to the stage at The Brass Monkey on April 13 in his acclaimed show Just The Two of Us: Songs of Bill Withers with Marcus Corowa.

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Melissa Bell writes for Kidspot

 

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Melissa Bell with her husband Gary. (Photograph: Supplied)

Australian actress and former Neighbours star, Melissa Bell lost her husband Gary last year, after a heart attack left him in a coma he didn’t wake up from.  She recently told Kidspot about her year of firsts and what it’s been like living with her grief.

Here is extract from Melissa’s article:

The day was filled with both good and uncomfortable moments, those where I found myself at a loss in the kitchen just wondering how I would get through cooking the meal when my sadness was so complete. I was crying at the ham and my son walked in and we cried together, missing this amazing man who we will never hold, laugh with, cry with or see again.

You know, you just miss the little things, like one of the gifts needed a battery to work and then we needed a screw driver to build one of the gifts. Gary always thought of those things. It’s hard not to have a meltdown and feel a failure because you can’t be all things to your kids.

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For more than 10 years Australians have turned to Kidspot to help them solve their parenting problems. With information and advice to help mums and dads through every stage – from pregnancy to parenting teens – it’s no wonder that Kidspot is a trusted source for more than a million Aussies every month.

From what to cook for dinner, to how to tackle an unsettled newborn, to the day’s latest news written just for them, Australia’s parents know that Kidspot is the right place to go for news, inspiration and guidance.

Source:  Kidspot.com.au