By Chief Advocate Ian Henschke
In my role as Chief Advocate, I’m often asked to comment on social issues.
I recently had a call from Sky News’ Ashleigh Gillon. She wanted me to go to their TV studio and talk about a recent newspaper report that said 60 per cent of Australians experience loneliness. It also said the number of friends people have has halved since 2005.
I was sad to hear about this but happy to do the interview. I pointed out that loneliness as a problem affected Australians of all ages. But we know that towards the end of our lives the... Read More