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            Alcohol and Harm Prevention
              

            Alcohol and Harm Prevention (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Alcohol consumption is widespread and frequently consumed at harmful levels. Binge drinking and excessive long-term alcohol consumption are significant causes of injury, addiction, disease, violence, crime, family breakdown, accidents, lost productivity and death in Australia. Wh...at are safe drinking levels, and what are the immediate and long-term risks of alcohol consumption? How do we prevent harmful impacts of excessive alcohol intake and promote responsible drinking choices, especially among younger people? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339710
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            Published AU 25 Jul 2018
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
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            Saving the Great Barrier Reef
              

            Saving the Great Barrier Reef (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            The Great Barrier Reef is one of the great wonders of the natural world. However, the reef is under threat from numerous pressures, both natural and man-made, including over-fishing, coastal development, agriculture, mining, tourism and the ravaging impacts of climate change such... as coral bleaching. How is Australia sustainably managing the reef and the land-based and sea life it supports? Is it too late to save the Great Barrier Reef? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339734
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            Published AU 25 Jul 2018
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
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            Respectful Relationships
              

            Respectful Relationships (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            We all have our own needs at different times within relationships, and it is important to give and take in terms of these needs and to show each other respect. Everyone has the right to feel safe, to be treated fairly, and to be valued and accepted for who they are. This book pre...sents advice for young people on how to develop skills to negotiate relationship needs respectfully and safely in partner relationships, friendships and family relationships. Issues addressed include peer pressure and teen friendships; dating pressures and expectations; domestic violence and abusive relationships; and managing anger and conflict. How do young people identify unacceptable and abusive behaviours in their relationships and how can they learn to behave in positive and respectful ways? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781921507670
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            Published AU 27 Jan 2012
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism
              

            Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Acts of terror and expressions of violent extremism are a confronting reality around the globe, and an ongoing threat in this country. This book focuses on the threat of terrorism and violent extremism in Australia and abroad; examines national security strategies and counter-ter...rorism laws in Australia; and explores ways of effectively countering extremism and radicalisation. How do we turn back the tide of fear in an age of increasing terror? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339215
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            Published AU 23 Jan 2017
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
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            Coping with Separation and Divorce
              

            Coping with Separation and Divorce (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Separation and divorce can bring up a number of challenges and is rarely a straightforward process or experience emotionally. Is it possible to do separation with co-operation? What happens for kids when their parents separate? This book explains causes of relationship breakdown ...and the practical and legal processes of divorce, including going to court and dividing property and finances. It also offers advice on establishing positive parenting arrangements after separation. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339239
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            Published AU 23 Jan 2017
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            End of Life Issues
              

            End of Life Issues (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Death eventually comes to claim us all, yet most people live in denial of it. This book explores a range of issues to consider: end of life attitudes and decisions; end of life care; and coping with death and grief. What are your wishes and rights (and those of loved ones) when i...t comes to the personal and practical considerations we need to deal with at the end of life? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339291
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            Published AU 23 Jan 2017
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            The Free Speech Debate
              

            The Free Speech Debate (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Freedom of expression and tolerance are core features of our democracy. How is free speech justified in Australia? What laws are in place to protect people from defamation and discrimination such as racial vilification? Which speech deserves special protections; should some speec...h acts be punished? When does the right to freedom of expression become a right to offend? Is free speech at risk in Australia, or is the balance right? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339413
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            Published AU 24 Jul 2017
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            Australian Farming and Agriculture
              

            Australian Farming and Agriculture (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            The challenges to Australian agriculture have been many: changes to land use and farm management practices in response to climate change, water restrictions, farm debt, pressures on farmers, reliance on seasonal and migrant workers, as well as variable productivity and internatio...nal competition. This book examines the current state of the agriculture sector and the environmental and economic outlook. What is the future of farming in Australia? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339451
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            Published AU 24 Jul 2017
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            Defending Australia
              

            Defending Australia (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Australia is in the process of updating and strengthening its defence capabilities with increases in military spending. This book examines the operational priorities and capabilities of the Australian army, navy and airforce as well as exploring the nation's planned strategic dir...ection. When should Australians take up arms, and what are the costs and consequences of war? Are Australia's strategic defence policies, capabilities and alliances enough to protect us from attack? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339338
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            Published AU 26 Apr 2017
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            People with Disability
              

            People with Disability (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            One in five Australians have a disability, however many encounter a range of barriers, stereotypes and negative attitudes. How do people with disabilities experience their daily lives; what care and support is available to them? And what protections are available to people experi...encing discrimination in employment, education, accommodation, and with limited access to services and public places? This book examines disability prevalence and support, and explores disability rights and discrimination. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339437
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            Published AU 24 Jul 2017
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