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Peter Shmigel

CEO of Lifeline Australia

Peter Shmigel is the CEO of Lifeline Australia.
Those Who Are Hardest To Love Are The Ones Who Need It

Those Who Are Hardest To Love Are The Ones Who Need It Most

Let's start by admitting that what we've been doing so far has not really been working that well. The sorrowful stats show it; the profound pain in thousands of families proves it. Therefore, we should not simply use new funds to expand on old programs and approaches.
30/08/2016 5:24 AM AEST
We Need To Listen To The Warning Signs On Indigenous

We Need To Listen To The Warning Signs On Indigenous Suicide

It is through dadirri that organisations like Lifeline will seek to understand and help confront this unfolding national tragedy of suicide in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) communities, and it’s hoped that in this election period our political class can really listen too.
24/05/2016 10:40 AM AEST
You're Not The Only Unhappy Person On

You're Not The Only Unhappy Person On Facebook

As we confront a national emergency in suicide with some seven preventable deaths every day and suicide fatalities far exceeding road fatalities, we need to ask ourselves what role new technology is playing -- is it helping or harming?
30/10/2015 5:43 AM AEDT