Secondary teacher (now retired), unionist and Australian Labor Party member since 1972. 8 years teaching in the Northern Territory: 4 in Katherine, followed by 4 in Maningrida, an aboriginal community in Arnhem Land. Returned in June 2008 to Melbourne to live after 15 months in Broome.
Latest posts by Kevin Rennie
In contesting a board seat, Kevin looks forward to having "the opportunity to work with our amazing community to reach out to a world deeply in need of independent voices."
What bodies can or can’t we inhabit? Which love stories are valid and which aren’t?
Volunteer Representative election My background My paid working life was as a secondary teacher for 33 years in Australia, concluding with 4 years at an indigenous school in Arnhem Land. I was an active trade unionist throughout. The environment, human rights and refugee issues are among my personal passions. I...
A Tribute to Linda Jaivin’s essay 'Found in Translation: In Praise of a Plural World' and to all translators, especially our Lingua team.
In April 2008 I was very surprised to receive an email from a stranger asking me to contribute to Voices Without Votes, a Global Voices project for the U.S. presidential that year. I still don’t know how Amira Al Hussaini found me but six years later her resourcefulness and tenacity...