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.
Kevin's website is Red Bluff
Latest posts by Kevin Rennie from June, 2010
Australia: Dramatic Fall of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
It was swift and secret. Kevin Rudd has been replaced as Prime Minister of Australia by his deputy Julia Gillard. She is the nation’s first female PM. Here are reactions from bloggers who rarely post about politics.
Australians Challenge Afghanistan War Commitment
Even before Barack Obama sacked General McCrystal, Australia bloggers were questioning the commitment of troops to the Afghanistan war. This has intensified with the deaths of five soldiers in the last couple of weeks.
Australians Reflect on Obama's Presidency So Far
U.S. President Barack Obama has cancelled a trip to Australia for the second time this year, because of the oil spill crisis. Last time the reason was health care legislation. In his absence bloggers have been assessing his role and his performance as President
South Africa: Soccer and Social Change
Lisa Kays, writing for GlobalGoodness, tackles the role of playing soccer/football in promoting social change in Africa.